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William Robert HANCOCK

Regimental number4506
Place of birthNorthcote, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolHelen St State School, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address267 High Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hancock, 267 High Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 June 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 21), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Esther HANCOCK, 269 High Street, Northcote, Victoria,
Family/military connectionsCousin; William Lamb, killed
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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