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George POCOCK

Regimental number837
Place of birthReading England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCinematograph operator
AddressPO Pootilla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William A Pocock, Reading, Berkshire, England
Previous military service39th Infantry
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAnzac Cyclist Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number12/2/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Cyclist Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Date of death9 May 1920
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBallarat Cemetery, Victoria
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 November 1941
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery

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