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Samuel Gibbings HAWKES

Regimental number5861
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
Other trainingAccountant
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDowerin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Haskes, Roslyn, Dundenin, New Zealand
Enlistment date5 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEducated in Dunedin, New Zealand. Employed at Krouheimer's Flinders Avenue, melbourne for some years.
FateDied of wounds 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialBromley (London Road or Old) Cemetery (Plot O, Row D, Grave No. 12), Kent
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: richard and Jean HAWKES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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