Alfred William HAWKE

HAWKE, Alfred William

Service Number: 15047
Enlisted: 13 August 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 13th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Wallaroo Mines, South Australia, 30 June 1894
Home Town: Kadina, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Wallaroo Mines Public School Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 28 October 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: The Huts Cemetery, ​Dickebusch, Belgium
Plot X11, Row C, Grave 5 Headstone inscription reads:Though death divides fond memory clings
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kadina & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Kadina Town Hall WW1 & WW2 Roll of Honour, Kadina War Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

13 Aug 1915: Enlisted
4 May 1916: Involvement Gunner, 15047, 15th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '4' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Lincoln embarkation_ship_number: A17 public_note: ''
4 May 1916: Embarked Gunner, 15047, 15th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
28 Oct 1917: Involvement Gunner, 15047, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 15047 awm_unit: 13th Australian Field Artillery Brigade awm_rank: Gunner awm_died_date: 1917-10-28

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard John Hawke and Clara Minnie (nee Hopkins) Hawke; brother of Verena Lillian Hawke, Leila May Hawke, Lilea May Hawke and Adaline May Hawke

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Aso served 1 year with the Senior Cadets and 3 years in the Citizen Forces