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Frederick Eugene HAWKE

Regimental number1547
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
SchoolKapunda High School, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressCarrington Street, Kapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Hawke, Carrington Street, Kapunda, South Australia
Previous military service23rd Light Horse at Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPort Raid, Egypt
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row N, Grave No 33), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Kapunda Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: John (d. 14 April 1932, aged 60; bu. Kapunda) and Mary Louise (D. 16 December 1924, aged 51; bu. Kapunda) HAWKE, Carrington Street, Kapunda, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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