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John Nicholas Hancock

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Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Nicholas AWMM
  • Surname
    Hancock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    67314 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 March 1918 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs K. Hancock (wife), Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands AWMM
    • Mrs K. Hancock (wife), Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    67314 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
      AWMM
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 March 1985 AWMM
    Age 67 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM Returned Servicemen's Section,Block 1 Row A Plot 14 Seq 1 Ashes AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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