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Richard Robert HAWKE

Regimental number3563
Place of birthHamley Bridge, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressWallaroo Mines, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Hawke, Wallaroo Mines, Kadina, South Australia
Previous military service81st Infantry
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 7 November 1940; discharged, 12 December 1943, as S1185 Lieutenant, HQ Loveday Group.
Date of death11 March 1959
Age at death64
Place of burialKadina Cemetery, South Australia

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