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Norman Hocking  Studio portrait of 3567 Private (Pte) Norman Hocking, 32nd Battalion : P09291.197 c1916 Australian War Memorial

Norman Hocking Studio portrait of 3567 Private (Pte) Norman Hocking, 32nd Battalion : P09291.197 c1916 Australian War Memorial

Norman Hocking was born 5 March 1893 at Forest Range.  He was a labourer.

Parents : Richard Hocking and Elizabeth (Betsie) Eglinton of Forest Range.

Enlisted : Number 3567 – enlisted 9 May, 1916.   32nd Battalion

Action : Sailed from Adelaide on the Ballarat on 12 August 1916.  Victory medal.   See AIF projectAustralian War Memorial and National Archives for further information.

Died : Killed in action 12 December 1917, Belgium.

BuriedKandahar Farm Cemetery, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium


Family:

  1. Charles William (born Fifth Creek, SA, 9 August 1874, died Swan Reach, SA, 29 September 1944)
  2. Edward James (born Tiers, SA 2 May 1877, died SA, 27 March 1960)
  3. Elizabeth Ann (born Forest Range, SA, 26 March 1880, died Forest Range, SA, 2 November 1962, married name East)
  4. Alfred (born Tiers, SA, 26 October 1882, died Merbein, Vic, 26 July 1965)
  5. Anna (born Stony Creek, SA, 24 September 1885, died Stony Creek, SA, 17 October 1885)
  6. Robert (born Stony Creek, SA, 24 September 1885, died Keith, SA, 3 August 1959)
  7. Florence Jane (born Forest Range, SA, 25 June 1889, died Victor Harbor, SA, 29 September 1975, married name Wilson)
  8. Gilbert (born Forest Range, SA, 5 March 1893, died Forest Range, SA, 18 March 1893)
  9. Norman (born Forest Range, SA, 5 March 1893, died Belgium 1917)

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