Armistice Day Memorial to Soldiers from Berrien County, GA Killed During WWI » Lester A. Hancock ~ WWI ~ Berrien County, GA

PVT. LESTER A. HANCOCK
Alapaha, Ga.

Private Hancock entered service August 8, 1918. Was attached to 2nd Company, Coast Artillery Corps, Over-seas Replacement Draft, Ft. Screven, Ga. Embarked for over-sea service the latter part of September and was drowned on the ill-fated transport “Otranto,” which was sunk off the Scottish Coast in a collision October 6, 1918.

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