William James HAWKEN

Regimental number6534
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollestie Cottage, Spring Street, Abbotsford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, S.J. Hawken, Collestie Cottage, Spring Street, Abbotsford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: S.J. and E.E. HAWKEN, Spring Street, Abbotsford, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal