DAWE Vernon Hancock MBE
Australian Army Born Norwood SA 6 January 1907 Died Dalkeith WA 30 June 1976
Service No: SX7452. Highgate Sub-Branch President 1969. Middle East Corps of Signals from Signalman to Chief Signals Officer. Scouting’s highest Honour “The Silver Wolf” presented during Vern’s Chief Commissionership of Western Australia. Founder and first editor “The Western Scouter”. For his service to scouting in SA and WA., he received the MBE. President of the CIV. 1970-71 Ex City Valuer for City of Perth. Awarded The Order of the British Empire – Member (Civil) (Imperial) (MBE) – Commissioner-WA Boy Scouts Association: 2 June 1962. State War Memorial Sub-Warden.