Charles Joseph Hawke 1889 - 12 October 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number24/1999 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMLance Corporal AWMMCanterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesCharles Joseph AWMM SurnameHawke AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number24/1999 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth1889 AWMM Place of birthGreytownWellington RegionNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesGreytownWairarapaNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMGrocer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs Mary Hawke (mother)MartinboroughNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24/1999 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM4 March 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMMHMNZT 47 HMNZT 48 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 4 March 1916 - 8 April 1916Arrived - 8 April 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM4 March 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM4th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company AWMMWillochra or Tofua AWMMRifleman AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMLance Corporal AWMMCanterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Charles and Mary Mortimore Hawke, of 113 Bannister Street, Masterton.Note: Although Lance Corporal Hawke left with the 10th Reinforcements, he was in fact part of the 4th Reinforcements to the 1st and 2nd Battalions, New Zealand Rifle Brigade. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death12 October 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathYpresBelgium AWMM Death notesYpresBelgium AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameTyne Cot CemeteryZonnebekeWest-VlaanderenBelgium AWMM Grave referenceXVI.A.19. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameMemorial gatesGreytown Soldiers Memorial ParkKuratawhiti StreetGreytownWairarapaNew Zealand AWMMMemorial trees117 lime treesAvenue of RemembranceGreytown Soldiers Memorial ParkKuratawhiti StreetGreytownWairarapaNew Zealand AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryObituary: Auckland Weekly News, 15 November 1917, p. 21. "Lance-Corporal C. J. Hawke, aged 28 years, who was killed in action in France on October 12, was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hawke, of Martinborough, late of Greytown. He was well-known in Greytown and Martinborough. He worked for the W.F.C.A. at Greytown for a number of years, also for Mr. Kershaw, Martinborough. He enlisted with the tenth reinforcements, and went through practically all the heavy fighting in France, being right through the Somme, Messines, and other big battles. He came through without hurt until October 12, when he was killed." AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Charles Joseph Hawke by laying a poppy. Arthur Fred Hawke Arthur Richard Hawke Charles Joseph Hawke Charles Whenford Hawke Ernest Hawke Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Charles Joseph Hawke Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedBirths, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records onlinehttps://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nzSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=16793064Archives NZPasschendaele Casualty form.http://www.archives.govt.nz/exhibitions/passchendaele/view?pid=archives:12961Archives NZPasschendaele Casualty form.http://www.archives.govt.nz/exhibitions/passchendaele/view?pid=archives:12961Archives NZGreytown Memorial Parkhttp://www.greytown.co.nz/thingstodo/park.htmlFurther ReferenceMinistry for Culture and Heritage. Greytown war memorialhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/greytown-war-memorialFurther Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM26: 32 AWMMAuckland Weekly News AWMMObituary: Auckland Weekly News, 15 November 1917, p. 21. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.