Percy W. Hocking

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History

Percy William Hocking was born at Daylesford. He was living in Wycheproof in Victoria's District with his wife Margaret and three children at the time of his enlistment in World War One.

Military Experience

Percy Hocking (2467) was a member of the 2nd Tunnelling Company. He enlisted on 18 January 1916, aged 28. At that time he was married with three children, Hes wife, Margaret Eva Hocking, was living at Wedderburn at the time of Percy's enlistment. [1]

He was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to the thighs and died at the 138th Field Ambulance on wounds on 18 October 1917. He was buried at Dunjirk Barns, Belgium. In 1920 his remains were exhumed and reinterred at Ramscappelle Road British Cemetery.[2]

See also

Daylesford

2nd Tunnelling Company

References

  1. NAA: B2455, HOCKING P W 2467.
  2. NAA: B2455, HOCKING P W 2467.

Other links

http://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1635508/?query=Percy+Hocking&section%5B0%5D=people&op=Search

https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=5265779




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