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Herbert Victor HAWKINS

Regimental number1205
Place of birthAuburn, Victoria
SchoolCamberwell State School, Camberwell, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMusk Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mable Hawkins, Churcher Crescent, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 February 1918
Place of death or woundingWarneton, Messines Battle, Belgium
Age at death27.11
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension Rosenberg Plateau Plots (Plot No. II, Row A, Grave No. 19), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth HAWKINS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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