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William Alfred HAWKINS

Regimental number1548
Place of birthWarnetown, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSpalding, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.8
Height5' 7.5"
Weight206 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred Gibson Hawkins, Spalding, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember, 1 year, Spalding Rifle Club; still a member at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 February 1919
Discharge date24 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Delta', 3 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 24 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAWKINS William Alfred

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