HAWDON, Noel Elliot
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|First Rank||Army Chaplain 4th Class||Last Rank||Army Chaplain|
|Date||1 March 1886||Place of Birth||Middlesboro, England|
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|Next of Kin||William Hawdon, Middlesboro, England|
|Served with||Army Chaplains' Department, attached 45thTrench Mortar Bty||Served in||English army|
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|Date||16 November 1918||Age||32|
|Place of Death||Belgium|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Terlincthun British Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||XI B 1|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru|
Son of William and Margaret Hawdon, nee Ayrton, Upsall Grange,Yorkshire, England. Noel was Assistant Curate at St Mary's Timaru from 6 Sep. 1912 to Aug. 1913 before returning to UK. and also well known to the boy scouts. Two other brothers also served in the British army. Captain Rupert Ayrton Hawdon 1894 - 4/11/1918, buried Ruednes Communal Cemetery, France, 2nd Lieutenant CecilHawdon 1895 - 27 Jun 1916 buried Loker Cemetery, Belgium.
All three brothers are listed on war memorial at St Cuthberts Church, Ormesby, Yorkshire (photo on line
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