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Benjamin Arthur Hawkins

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.

1/4 portrait of Lance Corporal Hawkins, 32nd Reinforcements, possibly Lance Corporal Benjamin Arthur …

Identity

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

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • 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
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 64502 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Jockey/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of sickness as a Prisoner of War. AWMM

Last known rank

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      75: 34 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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