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Edward Hocking

2nd Lieutenant

44th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Alba
  • Planted By: Miss H. Hill
  • Plaque: 2659

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Edward Hocking was born in Ballarat, but on 17th January 1916 he enlisted from Boulder WA, where he was a miner. He was 39 years of age and married. He was posted to the 44th Infantry Battalion, and appointed Lieutenant. He was killed in action at Messines on 9th June 1917, and his name is recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 2659

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour