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William John HAWKES

Regimental number1393
Place of birthGeelong Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Constance Harcourt Hawkes, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30480 (16 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Other details

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

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