Albert Francis HAWKEN

HAWKEN, Albert Francis

Service Number: 3998
Enlisted: 28 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Somerville, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Warragul, Baw Baw, Victoria
Schooling: Warragul State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 10 August 1918
Cemetery: Rosieres Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Special Memorial A, Row 1. Inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Warragul War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3998, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
23 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 3998, 5th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
23 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 3998, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Frederick Hawken and Mary M. Hawken of Alford Street, Warragul, Victoria formerly of Somerville, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal