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John William HAWKINS

Regimental number6738
Place of birthBurrawang, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressMullumbimby, Brunswick River, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Hawkins, Mullumbimby, Brunswick River, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
40
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Agnes HAWKINS; husband of Ethel HAWKINS. Native of Burrawang
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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