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Albert William Pratt Hancock

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 9 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert William Pratt AWMM
  • Surname
    Hancock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22977 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    21 March 1895 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File
  • Place of birth
    Tinui, Wairarapa. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.T. Hancock (father), Tenui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22977 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
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 11 January 1916 - at Trentham Military Training Camp, Upper Hutt, Wellington District. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer - at Tinui, Wairarapa. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File
  • Age on enlistment
    20 years Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File

Embarkations

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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
    Gassed by gas shell - 14 February 1917 - at France. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served France & Belgium 1916-1917-1918.
    Wounded in action (gassed by German shell shell) - 14 February 1917. Medically evacuated from France to England. Admitted - 16 February 1917 - to No 2 (New Zealand) General Hospital at Walton-On-Thames, England.
    14 September 1917 - Re-joined Battalion at France.
    31 May 1918 : Medically classified as unfit for further war service.
    24 August 1918 : Embarked at Plymouth, England - and returned home to New Zealand - aboard HMS 'Ionic'. Arrived in New Zealand 9 October 1918.
    Discharged from NZEF 21 December 1918. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    12 May 1961. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File
  • Age at death
    66 years of age. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File
  • Place of death
    Masterton, Wairarapa. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 30 March 2018 - Military File
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 9 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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30 March 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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