Hocking, Fred Roy (Staff/Sergeant, 23rd Bn AIF b.1897)

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Pozieres
Accession Number PR88/161
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Letters
Maker Hocking, Frederick Roy
Date made 1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/048/100
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

LETTER WRITTEN BY S/SGT HOCKING TO HIS FATHER WHILE RECOVERING IN HOSPITAL FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED AT POZIERES. THE LETTER CONTAINS A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE PREPARATION BY THE BN FOR THE ATTACK ON 29 JULY INCLUDING DESCRIPTION OF HIS WOUNDING