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William James HAWKINS

Regimental number6570
Place of birthTrowbridge, Wiltshire, England
SchoolNewtown British School, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFrenchpolisher
AddressBondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Hawkins, 23 Innox Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Forces at Trobridge, Wiltshire, England
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEstrees, 1918, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialEstrees Communal Cemetery (5/11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Eliza HAWKINS, 23 Innox road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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