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Alfred Garfield HAWKINS

Regimental number2148
Place of birthMaffra, North Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolState and Nassett College, Shepparton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address48 Coppin Street, East Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Hawkins, 48 Coppin Street, East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Elizabeth HAWKINS. Native of Maffra, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother Lt Douglas H.L. on active service from 1914

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