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William John Hocking

In memory of:

Private William John Hocking

May 21, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

13506

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 10, 1889
Devon, England

Son of William John and Annie Hocking, of Jersey City, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

A. 10. 23.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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