Henry “Harry” Walter George Bock
- Canning Town - 1892
- France and Flanders - 13 May 1918
- Killed in action
- Served in
- Denmark Street, Plaistow
Henry Walter George "Harry"'s story
The Tabernacle Messenger of June 1918 reported that Harry Bock had been killed in action.
Thanks to Paul McAllister, who is a distant relative of Harry Bock (as well as great-grandson of William Belcher) for the following:
Henry Walter George Bock, born in Canning Town in 1892 (this is confirmed by an entry in the births, marriages and deaths index). Before the war he was a Ships Chandler, and in 1911 was living in Denmark Street, Plaistow. He was the son of George Albert Bock (b.1865, d.1934) and Esther Bock (nee De-ath) and was one of three children. He married in West Ham in 1915 to Grace Fleetwood (b.1893, d.1966) and had a son Stanley Bock (1916-1994).
He enlisted at Canning Town and served as an Acting Corporal, Regimental Number 34458, in 2nd Battalion, The Essex Regiment and was killed in action on May 13th 1918. He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.
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