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Maurice George HANCOCK

Regimental number5330
Place of birthDunolly, Victoria
SchoolSubiaco State School, Subiaco, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFitter
Address30 Robinson Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Hancock, 30 Robinson Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChester Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 9A), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Clara HANCOCK, 30 Robinson Street, Subiaco, Western Australia. Native of Dunolly, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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