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Hedley HAWKER

Regimental number2054
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H J Hawker, 107 Richmond Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, England
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*noted as HAWKEN on NR
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hedley and Maud HAWKEN, 107 Richmond Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, England. Spelt HAWKEN on Cemetery Details

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