Photos courtesy of Karen Barber
Born: 1896, 26/11/1896 8 Arthur Street Ipswich
Died on or since death presumed: 26th April 1915; age 18; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 7th April 1915 – France.
Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 5573.
Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Panel 46 – 48 & 50.
news paper article from Lisa Smith
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs S. Hancock, of 135, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.
The Hancock family (late 1890’s)
1901 8, Arthur Terrace, Ipswich.
Lazarus was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Charles Henry Hancock, 44, a Sugar Confectioner – own account – at home, born Ipswich.
Sophia Hancock (nee Bumstead), 35, born Ipswich.
Mary Childs Hancock, 17, a Corset Maker, born Ipswich.
Sophia Bumstead Hancock, 12, born Ipswich.
Jessie Hancock, 10, born Ipswich.
Charles Henry Hancock, 8, born Ipswich.
Elizabeth Susan Hancock, 6, born Ipswich.
George Hancock, 5, born Ipswich.
Arthur Ebenezer Hancock, 3, born Ipswich.
Emily Hancock, 1, born Ipswich.
Maria Hancock, 6 weeks, born Ipswich.
1911 69, Rosebery Road, Ipswich.
Harry was 14 years old, a Shop Assistant – Fish Trade. He was living with his parents, siblings & brother-in-law.
Charles, 55, a Confectionery Sugar Boiler – own account – at home.
Sophia, 46, Assisting in Business.
Sophia Gilbert, 22, a Corset Maker – Corset Factory.
Edward Gilbert, 23, an Able Sailor – British Navy.
Charles, 18, a Saw Mill – Timber Trade.
George, 15, a Sugar Boiler – Confectionery.
Arthur, 13, an Errand Boy – Sweet Trade.
Grace Maude Hancock, 5, born Ipswich.
Ivy Evelyn Hancock, 3, born Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Charles Henry Hancock – father.