Frederick Eugene HAWKE

HAWKE, Frederick Eugene

Service Number: 1547
Enlisted: 10 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Kapunda, South Australia, 28 January 1894
Home Town: Kapunda, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Illness (Pneumonia), Egypt, 4 September 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Port Said War Memorial Cemetery
Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Port Said, Suez Canal, Egypt
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kapunda Congregational Church Memorial Window, Kapunda District Honour Board, Kapunda Dutton Park Memorial Gardens WW1 Plaque, Kapunda and District Fallen Soldiers Monument
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World War 1 Service

10 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1547, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Geelong embarkation_ship_number: A2 public_note: ''
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1547, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
4 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 1547, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1547 awm_unit: 9 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1916-09-04

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Sergeant Fred E. Hawke, who died of pneumonia in the 31st General Hospital at Port Said, on September 4, was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Hawke of Kapunda. He embarked for Egypt on November 18, 1915. Sergeant Hawke was a good musician, and gave promise of becoming a fine singer. He was loved by all who knew him. His cheerful and manly disposition won him many friends. He excelled at football and lacrosse, and always played the game. He was 22 years of age." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 28 Oct 1916 (