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Ernest HAWKINS

Regimental number3854
Place of birthTerrible Vale, New England, New South Wales
SchoolWollun Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPO, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, A Hawkins, PO, Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Caroline HAWKINS, New England, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother of Pte Roy Hawkins who was killed in August, 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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