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Robert Edwin Hawkes

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  • Service number
    24/1679 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Hawkes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24/1679 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    5 August 1880 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    Tapu, Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Hawkes (mother), Tapu, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24/1679 AWMM
  • Military service
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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 8 January 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 38 or HMNZT 39 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti or Warrimoo AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    3rd Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      149 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Hawkes was the son of Richard Mills and Mary Hawkes, of Tapu, Thames, New Zealand.

    Disembarked Suez, 8 February 1916.
    Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 19 February 1916 (measles); discharged to duty, 6 March 1916.
    Joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, Moascar, 18 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 8 April 1916.
    Wounded in action, 6 June 1917 (gun shot wound, right arm), and admitted to No 77 Field Ambulance; transferred to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 7 June 1917; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 7 June 1917; discharged to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 13 June 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 26 June 1917.
    On leave, 11 July 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 23 July 1917.
    Sent to hospital as batman, 7 August 1917; rejoined unit, 4 August 1917.
    Detached to School of Instruction, 19 July 1917; rejoined unit, 27 October 1917.
    Detached to Headquarters, NZ Division, 29 November 1917; rejoined unit, 26 February 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 10 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 4 April 1918.
    Wounded in action (second occasion), 30 August 1918 (multiple gun shot wounds), and admitted to1/2 East Lancashire Field Ambulance.
    Died of wounds, 30 August 1918. AWMM
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Death

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  • Age at death
    40 AWMM
  • Date of death
    30 August 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VII. J. 18. AWMM
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