Reginald John AWMM
Also known as
WWI 2/1172 AWMM
26 January 1885 AWMM AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Bombay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs Jane Hancock (wife), Bombay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
Married, 3 children AWMM
Medals and Awards
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) AWMM
MSM. L.G. 18 January 1919, p1203. In recognition of valuable services rendered with the Armies in France and Flanders. AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
Third son of John Hancock (New Zealand Wars) and Isabella Hancock, of Hillswick House, Bombay, Auckland.
Husband of Florence Jane (nee Smith) Hancock, of Bombay, Auckland.
Three sons, brothers served in WW1: Ernest Victor Hancock (2/542); Reginald John Hancock (2/1172) kia 1918; and serving with the BEF Percy Claude Wilmot Hancock (9531), kia 1915. AWMM
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We remembered the fallen soldiers together as a family on Anzac 2015 at the Coatesville community hall.
Then took Seb (7) and Tabitha (5) to Auckland Museum to see the WW1 display.
Public - Sarah, Paul, Sebastian and Tabitha - Other Relative - 5 July 2015
- Colonist AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 299 AWMM
- Boyack, N. (1989). Behind the lines : the lives of New Zealand soldiers in the First World War. Wellington, N.Z.: Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press. AWMM
|05 July 2015||Sarah, Paul, Sebastian and Tabitha||New Zealand||Other Relative||
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