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Ernest Charles HOCKING

Regimental number2489
Place of birthClunes Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressGnowangerup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, B Hocking, Trades Hall, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Family/military connectionsNephew: 15119 Driver Benjamin Booth HOCKING, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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