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Regimental number4796
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm manager
AddressQueen, Parade, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Burwood, Mr J Hawkins, Batesford Post Office, via Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date12 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie HAWKINS, Batesford, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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