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FULL NAME

Sydney Ferriday Hancock

RANK LAST HELD

Lance Corporal

FORENAME(S)

Sydney Ferriday

SURNAME

Hancock

WAR

World War I, 1914-1918

SERIAL NO.

26/106

GENDER

Male

FIRST KNOWN RANK

Rifleman

OCCUPATION BEFORE ENLISTMENT

Farmer

NEXT OF KIN

Mrs Emma Hancock (mother), Juliet Street, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand

BODY ON EMBARKATION

New Zealand Rifle Brigade

EMBARKATION UNIT

4th Battalion, B Company

EMBARKATION DATE

5 February 1916

PLACE OF EMBARKATION

Wellington, New Zealand

TRANSPORT

HMNZT 42

HMNZT 43

HMNZT 44

VESSEL

Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua

DESTINATION

Suez, Egypt

NOMINAL ROLL NUMBER

24

PAGE ON NOMINAL ROLL

23

LAST UNIT SERVED

New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion, 3rd

PLACE OF DEATH

Ypres, Belgium

DATE OF DEATH

12 October 1917

AGE AT DEATH

24

YEAR OF DEATH

1917

CAUSE OF DEATH

Killed in action

MEMORIAL NAME

Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

MEMORIAL REFERENCE

NZ Apse, Panel 7

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