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John Robert Hockley

Private

Service No. 1498

Age 19

Died on 3 July 1916

Lincolnshire Regiment

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Somme, France

Son of J. T. and Elizabeth Hockley, of 67, Edward St., Grimsby.

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Henry Harrison

John, O valiant heart, who to your glory came….your memory hallowed in the land you loved.

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Kevin Childs

John Robert Hockley was 1 of 3 brothers, who went to war, John was the only one not to return home. God bless you John.

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Thank you to all who lost their lives to save our countries. You will always be remembered.

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I wish I had known you and had a chance to thank you for everything you gave to us who survive you.

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Kevin Childs

John was one of my maternal grandmothers 4 brothers, I never knew anything about any of them until i started to research my family tree. I found out he was in the same battalion 2nd Lincolns as my paternal Grandfather who was a regular soldier and survive

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John, I am not aware of the precise circumstances of your death, nor what caused it, although so many of our comrades must have been blown t...

Henry Harrison

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John Hockley was my Nanna Nellies older brother on my mothers side of the family, he served in the 2nd battalion Lincolnshire regiment after...

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