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Albert Francis HAWKEN

Regimental number3998
Place of birthSomerville, Victoria
SchoolWarragul State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F Hawken, Warragul, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingNear Harbonnieres, France
Place of burialRosieres Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary HAWKEN
Family/military connectionsCousin: Francis William Hawker who was killed
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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