John HAWKE

HAWKE, John

Service Number: 3037
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Longreach, Queensland, Australia, April 1881
Home Town: Longreach, Longreach, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
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World War 1 Service

27 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3037, 49th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3037, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Cornerstone College

John Hawke, survived the war after spending almost 2 years in it. His birth in April, 1881 was in London and the family then moved to Longreach, Queensland. Some physical features that he had were blue eyes, brown hair and he was a small build of 5 foot 4 and weighed 49.44kg with a scar on his left thigh. He signed up on the 23rd of August, 1916 and was declared serviceman number 3037. Previously his occupation was a station hand in Longreach and he was single. When he went to the war he sailed on the HMAT Marathon A74. Hawke returned home from the war on the 7th of June, 1918.

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