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Eric Stacey HOCKNEY

Regimental number15831
Date of birth25 July 1897
Place of birthWillunga, South Austrlaia
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 6.75"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Hockney
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Senior Cadets; 2.5 years in 78th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 December 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, November 1917 Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date12 September 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 30 April 1918; disembarked Suez, 7 June 1918.

Marched in to AASC Training Depot, Moascar, 15 July 1918.

Marched out to Australian Mounted Division Train, in the field, 23 July 1918; taken on strength, 37th Company, AASC, 25 July 1918, and appointed Driver.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 27 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 12 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOCKNEY Eric Stacey

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