WW1 Trio to 18th Battalion (London, Ontario), also 26th Battalion
54143 L.CPL. E. A. HIRCOCK. 18/CAN:INF:, War and Victory medals, (impressed: 54143 L. CPL. E.A HIRCOCK. 18-CAN: INF:),
Ephraim Aquilla Hircock was born on 23rd January 1888 in Derbyshire, England. He joined the CEF on 11th December 1914 having seen six weeks previous service with 29th Regiment. He received wounds to his buttock and right thigh from a grenade and was operated on to remove metal fragments but was subsequently medically discharged to having a 2/3rds disability, with loss of feeling in his foot. court mounted for display. He subsequently was the Senior Tax Collector for Cobourg and a Lay-Preacher. he resigned this post to become a preacher in Nelson , B.C. where he died in 1973. He married twice and had several children.