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Lt Marcus Leslie Hancock


Hancock, Lt. Marcus Leslie, enlisted at Niagara-on-the-Lake, formerly of Brabourne, Kent, England. Occupation: student. Military Service, Lieutenant, Military Cross, Reg. No. McGill 39, 2nd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary References: “Leslie Hancock and I went over to Steenwert [Steenwerck],” 2:11 Sep ’15; “Went for a swim in the canal with Hancock this afternoon,” 2:12 Sep ’15; “Bill [W.] Milne and Les Hancock came back off pass,” 2:10 May ’16; “Walked down to Brand Nock with [F.T.] Mabson and [M.L.] Hancock,” 3:2 July ’16; “Leslie Hancock down here as Corporal Instructor,” 4:2 Dec ’16; “Leslie Hancock was alright,” 7:30 Dec ’18. According to Hodder-Williams, 80, Lt. Hancock was wounded 14 August 1918 and struck off strength on 20 March 1919.