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Eric Vincent Hawkes

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Vincent AWMM
  • Surname
    Hawkes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 28340 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 August 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra EnglandUnited Kingdom Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.E. Hawkes (wife), Cheeseman Road, Kaiti, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 28340 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 Clothier/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      146 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 11 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 December 1916, and marched into Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 1 March 1917.
    Found guilty, 6 May 1917, of falling out of route march without permission: forfeited 7 days' pay.
    Joined 1st Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 26 May 1917.
    Wounded in action, 8 June 1917 (gun shot wound, back), and admitted to 58th Scottish General Hospital, St Omer; transferred to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 18 July 1917; discharged to Rest Camp, Boulogne, 26 July 1917; attached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 27 July 1917; attached to Reinforcements Camp, 29 January 1918.
    Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 2 February 1918 (influenza); discharged to Reinforcements Camp, 9 February 1918; proceeded to 4th Brigade, in the field, 11 February 1918.
    Transferred to NZ Rifle Brigade, 21 February 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 2 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 22 March 1918.
    Joined 4th Bn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 10 April 1918, and posed to C Company.
    Detached to Divisional School, 27 April 1918; rejoined unit, 17 May 1918.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 8 July 1918 (influenza), and transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; to No 1 General Hospital, 10 July 1918; to England, 16 July 1918 (trench fever), and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 17 July 1918; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 3 September 1918. Found guilty, 14 October 1918, of (1) being absent without leave from 9.30 am, 12 October, to 7 am, 14 October 1918; (2) neglecting to obey Hospital Standing Orders, i.e. breaking into hospital when an absentee and failing to report to police on return to hospital: forfeited a total of 5 days' pay.
    Discharged from hospital, 7 December 1918, to temporary duty on staff.
    Appointed Acting Sergeant while in charge of Clothing Store, 28 March 1919; relinquished appointment of Acting Sergeant, 31 May 1919.
    Absent without leave, 1 July 1919 to 15 March 1920: case dealt with summarily by order of GOC, NZEF: forfeited 260 days' pay, and fined 28 days' pay.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Ionic', 20 May 1920; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service), 17 June 1920.
    Total war service: 3 years 358 days (of which 3 years 222 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      43: 16 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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