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Alfred William HAWKE

Regimental number15047
Place of birthWallaroo Mines, South Australia
SchoolWallaroo Mines Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKadina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, R J Hawke, Kadina, South Australia
Previous military service81st Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 28 October 1917
Place of death or woundingVlamertinge, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XII Row C, Grave No.5), Dickebusch, Begium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Clara HAWKE, Wallaroo Mines, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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