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LCDR Lewis Hancock, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1889
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 1925
Noble County
Ohio, USA

Lieutenant Commander L. Hancock, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #3175 (lighter-than-air) in 1924. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1910. Awarded the Navy Cross during the World War as a member of the submarine service.

LT CDR Hancock, the executive officer, was killed in the destruction of the Navy dirigible USS SHENANDOAH (ZR-1) near Caldwell, Ohio.

The destroyer USS HANCOCK (DD-675) was named in his honor.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Hancock (1856 - 1920)
  Attilia Anderson Hancock (1859 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Joy Bright Hancock (1898 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louise Hancock (1883 - 1896)*
  Lewis Hancock (1889 - 1925)
  Dorothy Hancock Baylis (1889 - 1966)*
  Margery Hancock Hanks (1894 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Died With U.S.S. Shenandoah
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 4 Site 3127
 
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Apr 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36319792
LCDR Lewis Hancock, Jr
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LCDR Lewis Hancock, Jr
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LCDR Lewis Hancock, Jr
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In memory of Lewis Hancock,Jr. Thank you for your service to our country !
- Perry L. Williams
 Added: Feb. 25, 2014

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 Added: Jul. 20, 2013

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