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John Michael HAWLEY

Regimental number733
Place of birthBurketown, North Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressStanwell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Hawley, Nell Cool Siding, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNative of North Queensland. Drowned after ariving Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone last place he saw land, first place he saw snow
FateDrowned 18 August 1917
Age at death28
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Accidentlly drowned
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1545 Sergeant Patrick Francis HAWLEY, 8th Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action, 27 September 1917.
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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