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Cecil Randolph HANCOCK

Regimental number2330
Place of birthDungog, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressChapman Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.8
Height5' 5.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Hancock, Chapman Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of chest)
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadow, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 May 1918
Discharge date23 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 9 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gas poisoning), Sydney, 23 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HANCOCK Cecil Randolph

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