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Regimental number39
Place of birthEchuca Victoria
SchoolMyrhee State School, Victoria
AddressMyrrhee, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Leah Handcock off Ovens Street, Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of disease 10 November 1919
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 47), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Harriett HANDCOCK; husband of L. HANDCOCK. Native of Myrhee, Victoria
Family/military connectionsMember of a family of 8 sons who went to War.

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