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William Albert HOCKING

Regimental number2468
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectroplater
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lynda Hocking, 23 Roper Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death8 July 1953
Age at death53
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 8, Grave 40), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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