|Place||Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Pozieres|
|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 2158 Private James McCrae Hancock, 23rd Battalion
Studio portrait of 2158 Private (Pte) James McCrae Hancock, 23rd Battalion, of Bendigo, Vic. A Melbourne barrister and solicitor prior to enlisting on 12 July 1915, Pte Hancock embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Hororata on 27 September 1915. He was killed in action on 4 August 1916 at Pozieres aged 24 years.