|Place of birth||Singleton, New South Wales|
|Address||12 Watkin Street, Newtown, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, J. Alcock, Hamilton Road, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Marched out of 5th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 16 February 1916, and taken on strength of 55th Bn, Tel el Kebir, the same day.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, no date stated.
Detached to General Headquarters Lewis Gun School, 1 March 1917; rejoined unit, 18 March 1917.
On leave, 6 May 1917; rejoined unit, 20 May 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 13 February 1918.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Depot, Bulford, 27 February 1918 (venereal disease); discharged, 2 March 1918, and marched into Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, the same day; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 4 days.
Marched out of Convalescent Training Depot, 16 April 1918; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 17 April 1918 (Class B1A4).
Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 3 May 1918 (venereal disease); discharged, 8 May 1918 (amended diagnosis, no appreciable disease); marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 9 May 1918 (Class A3).
Marched into Overseas Training Bde, Longbridge Deverill, 15 May 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 June 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 15 June 1916.
Admitted to No 39 General Hospital, Le Havre, 16 June 1918 (not yet diagnosed); discharged, 19 June 1916, and marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, the same day.
Proceeded to unit, 23 June 1918; rejoined 55th Bn, 27 June 1918.
Wounded in action, 1 September 1918; admitted to No 6 Field Ambulance Medical Dressing Station, 1 September 1918 (shrapnel wound, head); transferred to No 61 Casualty Clearing Station, 2 September 1918; to No 11 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 2 September 1918 (dangerously ill); no longer dangerously ill , 16 September 1918; to England, 28 September 1918; to County of Middlesex Hospital, Napsbury, St Albans, 29 September 1918; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 25 October 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 6 January 1919; discharged Sydney(medically unfit), 2 May 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||32|
|Place of burial||Sandgate General Cemetery, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ALCOCK Thomas|