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Samuel Roy HOCKING

Regimental number7331
Place of birthWallaroo, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWallaroo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, S Hocking, Wallaroo, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"The late soldier after receiving his education at the Wallaroo School was employed by L.N. Hart. of Wallaroo and was always a capable and industrious worker and honest in everything left to his trust. Although at an early age he thought it his duty to follow the call of his country and enlisted at the age of 19. He has given his life." Details from Father.
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.7
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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