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Pocock, Rev. Herbert Charles

The Mayor and Mayoress were among a large body of mourners who attended the funeral service at St. Andrew’ s Church of the Rev. and Mrs. Herbert Charles Pocock.

Mr. Pocock who had been curate at St. Andrew’ s since September, 1941 – it was his first curacy – was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Pocock, of The Mall, Ealing. He was for many years a church worker at St. Saviour’ s, Ealing and was employed in the Town Clerk’ s office in the same town.

Mr. Pocock was a associate of King’ s College, London, ordained deacon in 1941, and priest the following year.

He was married in July last year, his bride being Elizabeth Frances, elder daughter of Mr. F. W. Trehearne, of Woodville, Ealing.

“ He was all that a priest might earnestly pray and desire to be,” writes the vicar, the Rev. G. F. Naylor in St. Andrew’ s Parish Magazine Wimbledon Borough News, 3 March 1944

Biographical

Surname(s)Pocock
First name(s)Rev. Herbert Charles
Date of birth25 April 1917
Family detailsSon of Herbert William and Kate Victoria Husband of Elizabeth Frances
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1937-1941
Dept / courseTheology
QualificationsAKC
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death23/02/1944
Age at death26
Cause of deathKilled by Enemy action
Commemoration(s)King’ s College Chapel
NotesHome Address -: 26 Fairlawn Road Wimbledon Status: Civilian
Note on student file: Killed by enemy action (with wife) 23.2.44
SourcesKing’ s College London Archives, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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