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Charles Henry Wigmore HAWKES

Regimental number2122
Place of birthWarrandyte, Victoria
SchoolNo. 1 State School, Warrandyte, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWarrandyte, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Hawkes, Warrandyte PO, Warrandyte, Victoria
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBeing a man of good character and noble stature he was beloved by the people of Eltham.
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Charles Henry
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 9), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Charlotte HAWKES, Warrandyte, Victoria

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