HANCOCK, John Arthur - WX14873

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Pte John Arthur Hancock
Conflict World War 2
Service Arm Australian Imperial Force
Unit 2/28th Infantry Battalion
Service No. WX14873
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth 10 Oct 1910
Date of Death
Relatives Wife - Winifred Joyce Hancock

This page was part of a hand written booklet compiled by Lt. Roland Cantwell with the details of the men in his section. The entire booklet can be found on the 2/28th Infantry Battalion page.


WX14873 Pte Hancock J A Enlisted 9-7-41
Religion Methodist
Date of Birth 10-10-10
Blood Group. A2
Embarked. ME 6-9-42 Disembarked. ME
Embarked. NG Aug-1943 Disembarked. NG
Campaigns. LAE Finschafen. NG. Labuan. Beaufort.
Next of Kin - Wife. Winfred Joyce, Lesmurdie W.A.
Size of Hat 6 3/4 Boots 7 Rifle No. 13641
Pay Book No. C117808