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Frederick William HAWKES

Regimental number33684
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolWagga District School, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressThompson Street, Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Hawkes, Best Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death32
Place of burialFrenchencourt Communal Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen HAWKES; husband of Ellen HAWKES, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Native of Wagga Wagga
Family/military connectionsHis brother was a Gunner with him. He returned.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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