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Ernest HAWKINS

Regimental number2932
Place of birthNew England, New South Wales
SchoolWollun Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressInverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susannah Hawkins, Warialda Road, Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 October 1917
Age at death28
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4476 Pte Roy HAWKINS, 3rd Bn, killed in action, August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 April 1947
Age at death58
Place of burialBowral Cemetery, New South wales

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