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Richard HANCOCK

Regimental number30263
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressForest Road, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R E Hancock, Forest Road, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service38th Infantry
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 4, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 32102 Driver Robert HANCOCK, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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