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PostSubject: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:03 pm

I have been asked to find any information on a 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC. Who took part in the Zulu War? My local pub landlord has asked for the information, as he has just purchased a snuffbox or similar with this gents name on. So if you have any please post.
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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:19 am

Hi

I have not researched this one yet, all I can tell you at this stage is that his first name was William.
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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:19 pm

His medal was sold on Wednesday 12th September 2007.

Army Hospital Corps Zulu War 1879 South Africa Medal, clasp “1879”.
A good example awarded to “3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC”. GC. Partially renamed. (£200 - £300)
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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:15 pm

Thanks for your reply Graves1879. His is number right 3380, Because we can't be sure if the 8 is really a six.
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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:09 pm

Hi Chelmsfordthescapegoat

I have checked the medal roll and his number is 3380 and his surname is spelt Handcock on the roll.
Could you ask the Landlord to have a look at the snuff box and see how his surname is spelt on the box?

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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:12 pm

I have only checked D.R. Forsyth's Medal Roll as I do not have a copy of the original Army Hospital Corps Roll. Sad
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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:12 pm

3380 Pte William Handcock, AHC
Transfered from 100th Foot c.15/2/1877
Posted to the Cape c. 30/1/1878
Paid the General Depot at Pietermaritzburg from 1/10/1878 to 30/11/1878
Posted to Utrecht
Received his pay via the 90th LI from 1/11/1878 to 1/4/1879
Posted to UK c. 18/6/1882
Medals: SA with clasp "1879," Egypt with "Tel-El-Kebir," and Khedives Star
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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:59 pm

Hi Sherman

Welcome to the Forum and many thanks for the above information Idea
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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:13 pm


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Private William Hancock served in the Army Hospital Corps. He is entitled to the South Africa medal 1877- 1879 with clasp 1879, the Egypt Medal with the clasp Tel-El-Kebir and the 1882 Khedive’s Star

August 7th, 1873 : Enlisted in the Army Hospital Corps

1879 : Engaged against the Zulus

1882 : Served in Egypt

August 6th 1885 : Discharged

Private William Hancock medals. His Egypt Medal is missing from the group.
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PostSubject: 3380 Pte W. Hancock AHC   Sat Dec 28, 2013 1:43 am

Good one 24th  Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: 3380 Pte. W. Hancock AHC   Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:21 am

Bit late. ! But thanks for update .
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