(Service number 47084)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Rifleman|
|Date||26 December 1879||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Geraldine|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs ROCK (mother), Bank Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||25th Reinforcements, J Company|
|Date||26 April 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Rifle Brigade|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||28 March 1965||Age||85 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Services Section, Row 118, Plot 8|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Hugh Rock was the only son of Irish-born Matthew and Rose (née McKendry) Rock, both of whom came from County Antrim, Ireland. They arrived in New Zealand with two daughters. Hugh and two more daughters were born at Timaru. His father died in 1895.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [26 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [26 December 2016]
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