We remember Harry Hancock

We remember Harry Hancock

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
sibling Willie Hancock Source:9609487 1884
1885
sibling Edward Hancock Source:9609487 1885
1888
sibling Annie Hancock Source:9609487 1888
1894
sibling Florence May Hancock Source:9608924 1894
1896
birth Leicester United Kingdom Source:9580254 26th August 1896
1900
sibling Frederick Hancock Source:9608924 1900
1901
dates Age 4 Source:9609487 31st March 1901
1902
sibling Albert Edward Hancock Source:9608924 1902
1911
dates Age 14 Source:9608924 2nd April 1911
1914
enlistment Leicester United Kingdom Source:9555748 19th October 1914
1914
service British Army Rifleman C990 Kings Royal Rifle Corps 16th Battalion Source:9553583 19th October 1914 - 19th December 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:1530764 16th November 1915
1915
events KRRC on Parade Training Rayleigh, Essex United Kingdom Source:9558098 1915
1916
hospitalisation Wounded in action during an overnight raid on the 1st/2nd July 1916. Returned to the UK for treatment. Hospital/Institution Source:9584049 2nd July 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal C990 Kings Royal Rifle Corps Source:9553583 19th December 1916 - 21st March 1919
1917
missing The record for Harry Hancock shows date of capture as 20th May 1917 at Fontaine. Fontaine les Croisilles is adjacent to Croisilles were the 16th KRRC were in action on the 20th May 1917. Source:9587329 20th May 1917
1917
hospitalisation The entry for Harry in the German POW record for Soltau POW camp confirms Harry as being injured by a grenade in his left leg. Hospital/Institution Source:9587443 20th May 1917
1917
missing Letter received from the Army Pay Office informing Harry's family that he had been reported missing. Source:9588781 16th June 1917
1917
internment pow Pila Poland Source:9587329 29th June 1917 - 28th August 1917
1917
internment pow Stargard Poland Source:9587329 3rd July 1917
1917
internment pow Soltau Germany Source:9587443 30th August 1917
1919
discharge Source:9590319 21st March 1919
1924
marriage Lilian Rose Hannah Bentham Source:9609730 14th June 1924
1925
children Dennis Hancock Source:9609612 25th April 1925
1928
children Colleen Shute Source:9609612 16th February 1928
1929
children Sheila Ingram Source:9609612 28th December 1929
1936
children Terry Hancock Source:9609612 16th December 1936
service British Army Private C990 King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:9553583
1980
death Not War Related Leicester United Kingdom Source:9580275 21st August 1980
burial Wigston Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Welford Road, Wigston, Leicester United Kingdom Source:9618855
1980
dates Age 83 Source:9618855 21st August 1980

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harry
Initials H
Last Name Hancock
Source 1530764
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
113 Lothair Road, Aylestone Park, Leicester United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
113 Lothair Road, Aylestone Park, Leicester United Kingdom parents address known 1917-01-01
17 Victoria Street, Leicester United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army C990 King's Royal Rifle Corps Private
British Army C990 Kings Royal Rifle Corps 16th Battalion Rifleman
British Army C990 Kings Royal Rifle Corps Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dennis Hancock son 25th April 1925
Colleen Shute daughter 16th February 1928
Sheila Ingram daughter 28th December 1929
Terry Hancock son 16th December 1936
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eliza Hancock mother
William Hancock father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence May Hancock sister 1894
Frederick Hancock brother 1900
Albert Edward Hancock brother 1902
Willie Hancock brother 1884
Edward Hancock brother 1885
Annie Hancock sister 1888
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lilian Rose Hannah Bentham wife 14th June 1924
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
blond
DateHeightSource
1918-06-17 5'5"

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Harry Hancock c990 - 16th Battalion KRRC Simon54640
Medal Record Simon54640
Medals Simon54640
Medal Entitlement Roll Simon54640
Army Pay Book - Pages 2 and 3 Simon54640
Army Pay Book - Payments (1) Simon54640
Army Pay Book - Payments (2) Simon54640
Army Pay Book - Will Simon54640
Army Pay Book - Last Page Simon54640
POW - ID Card Simon54640
Leicester's Repatriated Prisoners - Invitation Simon54640
16th KRRC on parade Rayleigh, Essex Simon54640
16th KRRC - Leicester Recruits Simon54640
Billeted in Rayleigh, Essex Simon54640
Before leaving for France Simon54640
Birth Certificate Simon54640
Death Certificate Simon54640
Birthday Postcard from Home Simon54640
Report from Rushden Echo Simon54640
POW Record - Schneidemuhl Camp Simon54640
POW Record - Limburg Camp Simon54640
POW Record - Soltau Camp Simon54640
Reported Missing Letter Simon54640
Discharge Letter Simon54640
Letter from the King Simon54640
16th Battalion KRRC - Reunion at Denham Simon54640
Plaque at Denham Simon54640
Extract from 1911 census Simon54640
Harry revisiting Cuinchy in France Simon54640
1901 Census Simon54640
Postcard to Harry as POW (1 Front) Simon54640
Postcard to Harry as POW (1 - Back) Simon54640
Postcard to Harry as POW (2 Front) Simon54640
Postcard to Harry as POW (2 Back) Simon54640
Family outing 1937 Simon54640
Harry's Wedding Day Simon54640
Liberated POW's Simon54640
Harry as a POW Simon54640
Harry with liberated POW's Simon54640
Harry with his mates from Aylestone, Leicester Simon54640
Headstone Simon54640
Harry - Lance Corporal Simon54640
Golden Wedding Simon54640
16th Battalion KRRC - Leicester Boys Simon54640
Rifleman Francis Pickering c987 Simon54640
On parade in Rayleigh 1 Simon54640
On parade in Rayleigh 2 Simon54640
On parade in Rayleigh 3 Simon54640
On parade in Rayleigh 4 Simon54640
On parade in Rayleigh 5 Simon54640
On parade in Rayleigh 6 Simon54640
On parade in Rayleigh 7 Simon54640
On parade in Rayleigh 8 Simon54640
Front of Birthday Postcard Simon54640
Hancock Dynasty Simon54640

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