We remember Percy Hancock

We remember Percy Hancock

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:8675604 6th April 1885
1890
education Claughton Higher Grade School, Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:8675604 1890 - December 1897
1891
location 57A Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address Source:8675617 2nd April 1891
1898
education Birkenhead Institute School Birkenhead, Cheshire. United Kingdom Source:8675604 January 1898 - July 1900
1901
location 55A Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address Source:8675613 2nd April 1901
1911
location 57A Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address Source:8675612 2nd April 1911
1914
employment Clerk Union Marine Insurance Company Liverpool United Kingdom Source:8675582 1st September 1914
1914
enlistment Liverpool United Kingdom Source:8675582 1st September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 15829 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Source:8675582 1st September 1914 - 26th November 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 15829 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Source:8675582 26th November 1914 - 3rd April 1915
1915
service British Army Lance Sergeant 15829 King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Source:8675582 3rd April 1915 - 5th March 1916
1916
service British Army Sergeant 15829 King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Source:8675582 9th June 1916 - 30th July 1916
1916
service British Army Serjeant 15829 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Source:8675582 30th July 1916
1916
dates Age 31 Source:7415332 30th July 1916
1916
location 57A Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address Source:8675582 30th July 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Killed at The Battle of The Somme. No known grave, commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Somme France Source:7415332 30th July 1916
sibling Henry Bentley Hancock Source:8675582
sibling Samuel Hancock Source:8675582
sibling Margaret Esther Hancock Source:8675582
sibling Lavinia Hannah Hancock Source:8675617
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7415332

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Percy
Initials P
Last Name Hancock
Source 1531359
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
55A Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1901
57A Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1891
57A Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
57A Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address known 30th July 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 15829 King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Lance Sergeant
British Army 15829 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 15829 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Private
British Army 15829 King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Sergeant
British Army 15829 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 17th Battalion Serjeant
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
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Hancock mother
Samuel Hancock father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Bentley Hancock brother
Samuel Hancock brother
Margaret Esther Hancock sister
Lavinia Hannah Hancock sister
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09 5'5"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Attestation Papers Alun44477
Ancestry Link to 1911 Census Alun44477
Ancestry link to 1901 census Alun44477
Ancestry link to 1891 census Alun44477

Multimedia

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Job Application Alun44477
Percy Hancock Alun44477
Birkenhead Institute Roll of Honour Alun44477
Birkenhead Institute War Memorial Alun44477

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