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Albert Percival ADCOCK

Regimental number1615
Place of birthWayville, South Australia
SchoolHindmarsh Public School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationAssistant cashier
AddressWilliam Street, North Croydon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Adcock, William Street, North Croydon, South Australia
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Date of death2 April 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial A, 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth Jane ADCOCK, North Croydon, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lance Sergeant Ralph Edgar ADCOCK MM, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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