Hancock, Herman (P1R, C1, L4)
Private Herman Hancock, 36, of Lexington, Fayette County died on 28 February 1917 of Pneumonia due to exposure while on federal active duty at a demobilization camp at Fort Thomas.
Hancock enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard with Company C of the 2nd Kentucky Infantry on 2 March 1916. He was born in Scott County on 4 July 1180. He listed his civilian occupation as teamster.
Newspaper accounts report Hancock died at 10:10 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Hancock was buried in the Lexington Cemetery Section: 26, Lot: 10, Part: S on 15 March 1917.