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George Bowden HAWKE

Regimental number2525
Date of birth16 August 1895
Place of birthAdelong, New South Wales
True NameYEATES, George BOWDEN
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGrahamstown via Gundagai, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hawke, Grahamstown via Gundagai, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Discharge date18 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 21 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit: shell shock and burial), Sydney, 18 October 1919.

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

Also served in World War II: Service No 108749.
Date of death20 January 1960
Age at death64
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAWKE George Bowden

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