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Joseph Hawkins

Photograph of Sergeants of the 1st Battalion, H.B. Regiment, 1936. Back row: Sgt J.R. Dixey, B Coy; Sgt.-M. J. Collins, Band; Sgt C. Kemp, D Support; Sgt. J. Steel, Band; Sgt. C McFadden, H.Q. Wing; Sgt. B. Beetham, C Coy; Sgt. C. C. Johansen, C Coy. Middle Row: Sgt. R. Finley, B Coy; C.Q.M.S. C. R. Morris, B Coy; Sgt. C. W. Taylor, H.Q. Wing; Sgt. H. Coddington, A Coy; Sgt. R.J. Shields, H.Q. Wing; Sgt. S. G. Horne, H.Q; Sgt. C. Newland, D Support; Sgt. R. Vaughan, D Support. Front Row: C.S.M. D. Graham, D Support; C.Q.M.S. C.L. Grouden, A Coy; C.S.M. A.S. McWhinnie, C Coy; Sgt. J. Allan, NZPS; S.S.M. W. J. Fisher, NZPS; S.S.M. J. McLeary, NZPS; Sgt. J. Hawkins, D Support; C.Q.M.S. S. Spicer, C Coy; C.Q.M.S. O. Jensen, D Support. Image kindly provided by Noel Taylor (June 2021).

Photograph of Sergeants of the 1st Battalion, H.B. Regiment, 1936. Back row: Sgt J.R. Dixey, B Coy; …

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    Joseph AWMM
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    Hawkins AWMM
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    Jayforce 816734 AWMM
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    Jayforce Unknown AWMM Makirikiri, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
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    Jayforce Mrs L.M. Hawkins (wife), Makirikiri, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
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  • SERGEANTS OF 1ST Bn. H.B. REGIMENT – 1936. Photo
    Ref: Papers of 4111 Maj C W Taylor ED* EM, served HB Regt 1927 – 57, WWII 19th & 25th Bns. 2NZEF. Research Notes by his son Maj N W Taylor ED** RNZIR, (compiled 19.3.2020, whilst on CB), from Medal Rolls, Official Histories, Cenotaph (embarkations), personal knowledge etc.
    HAWKINS. J. (Matirikiri ) – 816734 T/Sgt, Head Quarters 28th (Maori) Bn. & J Force (Japan) 1945
    Public - Maj Noel - Researcher - 2 April 2020
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    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 56 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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02 April 2020Maj NoelAucklandResearcher
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