WILLCOCKS, George Hedley
(Service number 3/3829)

Aliases Enlisted as George WILLCOCKS; also spelt WILCOCKS & WILCOX
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Private


Date 21 December 1892 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Milburn, Otago
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin George WILCOCKS (father), Milburn, Otago
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 35th Reinforcements, Field Ambulance
Date 21 February 1918
Transport Moeraki. Transferred to Ormonde at Sydney for Suez
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Medical Corps

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Woolscour worker


Date 3 November 1963 Age 71 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 170, Plot 641
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Hedley Willcocks was the son of George Willcocks (and Emily?). He was educated at Springbrok, Esk Valley and Kohika schools before going to the Temuka District High School.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Datbase [26 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru district Council) [26 March 2017]

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