Frederick Hancock



Apr 12, 1885

Born at Toronto Ontario


Apr 7, 1915

Attested into the 21st Battalion at Kingston Ontario 

Ø      Rank given – Captain

Ø      Next of Kin given as Emily Hancock (wife) of 230 Concord Ave., Toronto Ontario

Ø      Previous occupation given as “Jeweler”

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      Religion given as Baptist 

It would appear that shortly after these papers were filed, he was SOS (Struck Off Strength) the 21st Battalion and assigned to the YMCA


Apr 16, 1915

Attached to the 21st Battalion with rank of Honorary Captain


May 6, 1915

TOS (Taken On Strength) the CEF and posted to the YMCA and attached to the 21st Battalion 

Embarked the SS Metagama at Montreal for England



May 15, 1915

Disembarked in England and proceeded to West Sandling Camp, near Hythe


Sep 14, 1915

Embarked for France (disembarked September 15 at Boulogne)


Apr 9, 1916

Granted extension of leave


Dec 31, 1916

Granted 10 days leave


Jan 10, 1917

Granted extension of leave until January 17, 1917


Feb 12, 1917

SOS on transfer to HQ CTD (Headquarters Canadian Training Depot) and posted to the General List at Shorncliffe with a view of obtaining leave to Canada


Mar 2, 1917

Granted leave to Canada to June 2, 1917


Jul 2, 1917

Granted permission to resign his Commission and SOS the OMFC (Overseas Military Force of Canada)


Jul 4, 1933 Deceased at Toronto Ontario

From the July 1933 issue of the Communiqué


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