The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Hancock
First Name:
Leonard Horace
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9365
Classification:
Scout
Company:
‘B’ Company, No. 7 Platoon.
Enlisted:
4.11.1940
Discharged:
26.02.1946
DOB:
17.05.1901
Place of Birth:
Broken Hill, Victoria
Father's Name:
Alfred Benjamin Thomas Hancock
Mothers's Name:
Ellen Annie Sterling Hancock (nee Challenger)
Religion:
Church of Christ
Pre-war Occupation:
Not Known
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan, Nacompaton
Camps Burma:
Khonkan 55km (1.7.1943)
POW#:
9356
Return Details 1945:
Thailand-Singapore by aircraft, Singapore-Fremantle, HMT Tamaroa

General Description

Leonard Hancock with A Force Burma, was at Victoria Point, Ye Hospital, transferred to Tavoy then straight to Thetkaw 14K.  He was at Thanby Hospital 2.3.1943, to 55K 1.7.1943, Tamakan Hospital 28.1.1944 and discharged 10.2.1944.

 

Leonard Hancock was recovered from Nacompaton 30.8.1945.

He died 20th September 1963 in South Australia.

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Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Nacompaton, Nakom Pathom Hospital - Thailand
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Khonkan, 55Kilo Hospital 360k - Burma
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