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Walter HANCOCK

Regimental number1562
Place of birthSidcup, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWood machinist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Hancock, 27 Wingfield Place Halfway Street, Sidcup Kent, England
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1603
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 January 1916
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 61), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Fanny HANCOCK

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