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Sydney William HAWKES

Regimental number1132
Place of birthNorwich England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
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Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Hawkes, Earton, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date26 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Other details

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

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