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Eric Clyde HANCOCK

Regimental number3845
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSpensley Street State School. University High School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
Address72 Spensley Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Hancock, 72 Spensley Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, 1918, France
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary HANCOCK, 72 Spensley Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria

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