Studio portrait, probably taken before enlistment in the AIF, of 508 Gunner (Gnr) Harold ...

Accession Number P07044.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Digital file
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made c 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait, probably taken before enlistment in the AIF, of 508 Gunner (Gnr) Harold Hocquard, Siege Artillery Brigade, of Stockton, NSW. Gnr Hocquard, a warehouseman, served in the 3rd Australian Field Artillery, a militia unit, at Fort Scratchley, near Newcastle, before enlisting in the AIF on 1 July 1915. He embarked from Sydney with the 2nd Reinforcements on HMAT Warilda on 8 November 1915. On 17 April 1916 he joined the 55th Battery, part of the 36th Heavy Artillery Group. He died of wounds at the 48th Field Ambulance in France on 27 April 1917. He was 22 years old.

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