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Private 10679 Fred Hancox

1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters
Killed in Action, Battle of Neuve Chapelle, France and Flanders
, 12th March 1915

  • Commemorated: Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panels 26 and 27
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals (but was due 1914/15 Star as well)
  • Son of Samuel and Mary Hancox [nee Hawtin now Townsend] of 5 Meadow Street, Nuneaton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: No Known Memorial

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1889 at Tysoe, Warks
  • Lived at Duck Pond, Tysoe [1901]
  • Employed as a Farm Labourer [1908]
  • Enlisted at Nottingham 28 Feb 1908. Served in India between 1909 and 1914. Joined the B.E.F 4 Nov 1914

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