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Thomas Henry Bocking

In memory of:

Private Thomas Henry Bocking

August 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

724671

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Son of James and Emily Bocking, of London, England. Husband of Elizabeth Bocking, of Kingston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 14.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 337 of 762
  • Honour Roll– Honour Roll, Dominion Textile Company Ltd.  Pte. Bocking's name appears as a member of their Kingston Branch. Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included the Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Honour Roll– Kingston Branch, Dominion Textile Company Ltd.
  • Photo of Thomas Henry Bocking– I believe that this photo may be have taken while Thomas was recupertating from an injury in 1917.  On the back is written the following:

I dont look like I was well ah!
  • Attestation Papers
  • Attestation Papers

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