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Munro May Hockin

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Munro May AWMM
  • Surname
    Hockin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/3100 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.P. Hockin (wife), Waimana Avenue, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/3100 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 Medical practitioner AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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    • Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
    • He was the only son of Harry & Joanna Munro HOCKIN (nee Wilson). He had two younger sisters - Frances Elizabeth (b1897) and Winifred (b1907).

      On 19th March 1923, he married Martha Peters CAMPBELL at St Mark’s Church, Remuera, Auckland. They had two sons Harry William & Campbell Munro (b1921).

      His sister, Frances, married Hugh Sutherland JONES (11046) who also enlisted with the NZEF. He died three months before Dr Hockin on the 14th July 1939. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 6 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
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About death

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  • Death
    16 October 1939 Public Source
  • Date of death
    16 October 1939 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 6 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    46 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 6 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Hamilton Public - Sandra - Researcher - 6 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Maunu Cemetery, Whangarei Public - Sandra - Researcher - 6 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    SUDDEN DEATH OF DR. HOCKIN - The death occurred suddenly yesterday of Dr. Munro May Hockin, medical superintendent of the Waikato Hospital, at the age of 46. Dr Hockin was educated at Whangarei High School, Auckland Grammar School and Otago University. He was appointed medical superintendent of the Waikato Hospital in 1928. Last year he was made a foundation member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He served in the Great War as a lieutenant, and returned as a major. He is survived by his wife and two sons, now pupils at Wanganui Collegiate School. (Northern Advocate, 17 Oct 1939)

    HOCKIN.—On October 16, at the Waikato Hospital, Munro May, dearly-loved husband of Martha Killoch Hockin, of the Waikato Hospital; aged 46 years. Private interment. No flowers. (NZ Herald, 17 Oct 1939) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 6 December 2018 - Papers Past Online
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06 December 2018SandraWaipuResearcher

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