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Edward HOCKING

Regimental number460
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolLittle Bendigo School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address106 Moran Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Jane Hocking, 106 Moran Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Previous military serviceSouth African War
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name44th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death41
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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