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Benjamin Arthur Hawkins

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  • Service number
    64502 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand Entrenching Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
1/4 portrait of Lance Corporal Hawkins, 32nd Reinforcements, possibly Lance Corporal Benjamin Arthur Hawkins, Reg no. 64502, Otago Infantry Regiment - D Company, 32nd Reinforcements.  Died of disease, Germany X France, 29/11/18 (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917|1918). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-H3750. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Benjamin Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Hawkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    64502 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Jockey AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Harvey Hawkins (father), Kauaeranga Valley, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    64502 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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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 21 Nov 1917-7 January 1918 AWMM to Liverpool, Merseyside, England AWMM HMNZT 96 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui AWMM
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    32nd Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    New Zealand Entrenching Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Benjamin Hawkins was the son of H. Hawkins, of Kauaeranga, Thames Valley, New Zealand. Born at Thames. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    29 November 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Niederzwehren Cemetery, Kassel, Hessen, Germany AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. F. 13. AWMM
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