|Place of birth||Diary Plains, near Deloraine, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, John R. Alcock, 'Westhorpe,' Deloraine, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Cadets (1 year); 2nd Lieutenant, 26th LIght Horse (3 years);|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Hawkes Bay on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John Reginald and Emily Maria Talbot ALCOCK|
War service: Egypt, Palestine.
Proceeded to join the Western Frontier Force, 29 December 1915.
Evacuated to hospital from 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 18 June 1916; admitted to No 1 Light Horse Field Ambulance, Kantara, 24 June 1916 (pyrexia on unknown origin); rejoined 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Romani, 24 June 1916.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 24 February 1917.
Evacuated to hospital, 27 April 1917; admitted to No 54 Casualty Clearing Station, 7 May 1917; transferred to No 26 Casualty Clearing Station, 8 May 1917; to No 24 Stationary Hospital, 8 May 1917; to Military Hospital, Cairo, 10 May 1917; discharged, 14 May 1917, and taken on strength of 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, the same day.
Admitted to Isolation Camp, Moascar, 1 June 1917; discharged to Details Camp, Moascar, 2 June 1917.
Marched into 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 13 June 1917.
Admitted to No 26 Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 17 June 1917 (ingrown toenail); discharged, 30 June 1917, and marched into 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, the same day.
Promoted Acting Sergeant without pay, Moascar, 16 November 1917.
Reverts to the rank of Lance Corporal, Moascar, 14 February 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 27 February 1918; rejoined 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Richon, 28 February 1918.
Admitted to No 1 Light Horse Field Ambulance, 25 April 1918 (gastritis); transferred to No 66 Casualty Clearing Station, 25 April 1918 (inflammation of stomach); to No 76 Casualty Clearing Station, 26 April 1918; to No 47 Stationary Hospital, 27 April 1918; to No 44 Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 1 May 1918; to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 2 May 1918; discharged, 11 May 1918, and marched into Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Port Said, the same day.
Marched into 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 22 May 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 8 September 1918; rejoined 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 10 September 1918.
Evacuated to hospital, 21 October 1918; admitted to No 36 Stationary Hospital, 22 October 1918 (malaria); transferred to No 24 Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 23 October 1918; to No 31 General Hospital, Abbassia, 29 October 1918; discharged to furlough, 18 November 1918; marched into 1st Bde Details, Moascar, 2 December 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 6 December 1918; rejoined 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 7 December 1918.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 7 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 13 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 June 1919; discharged Hobart (termination of period of enlistment), 19 September 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath due to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||41|
|Place of burial||Deloraine Cemetery, Tasmania|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ALCOCK Reginald Talbot|