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John Edward HANDCOCK

Regimental number4957
Date of birth25 July 1894
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist
Address'Antrim', Christie Street, St Leonards, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Handcock, 'Antrim', Christie Street, St Leonards, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date19 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameAustralian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Rollah SHIP
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Unit: MED
Promotion date: 1 August 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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