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Richard John HAWKEY

Regimental number1209
Place of birthCamden Park, New South Wales
Place of birthCamden, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Camden, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressCamden Park, Menangle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Arthur Hawkey, Camden park, Menangle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 28 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death24
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 96), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Lucy HAWKEY

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