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Henry Abbott HAWKINS

Regimental number5374
Place of birthMelbourne Vic
ReligionChurch of England
Address333 Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, John Hawkins, 94 Olive Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date17 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Fremantle, 9 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 December 1916. Transferred to 1st Divisional Supply Company as Private (Artificer and Blacksmith), 10 March 1917. On leave to England, 19 November-30 December 1017; 5-30 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 2 August 1919; discharged, 17 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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