Thomas Valentine HANCOCK

HANCOCK, Thomas Valentine

Service Number: 1771
Enlisted: 12 January 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Junee, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Barellan, Narrandera, New South Wales
Schooling: Junee Public School
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Junee Reefs War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1771, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
17 Mar 1915: Involvement Private, 1771, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
17 Mar 1915: Embarked Private, 1771, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John E. Hancock and Alice Hancock of Wilga Vale, Barellen, NSW. Brother of Vivian Richard Claude Hancok who was killed in action on 6 August 1915 while serving with the 4th Battalion and has no known grave. His name appears on the Lone Memorial. Panel 22

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal