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John HANCOX

Regimental number300
Place of birthWest Kentish, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressRidgley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Hancox, Ridgley, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death19 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Artillery Road Plot No. 21), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah HANCOX, Ridgley, Tasmania. Native of West Kentish, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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