HAWKE, Alfred James
(Service number 21831)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 7 August 1892 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment South Road, Waimate, South Canterbury
Occupation Teamster
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin W. HAWKE (father), South Road, Waimate, South Canterbury
Religion Methodist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 7th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 21 August 1916
Transport Mokoia
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Cycle Corps

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Post-war Occupations



Date 10 May 1960 Age 68 years
Place of Death Dunedin (of Waimate)
Memorial or Cemetery East Taieri Cemetery, Mosgiel
Memorial Reference Block PG, Plot 14
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Alfred James Hawke was the son of Cornishman Woodman Hawke and his wife, Elizabeth Anne née Bateman. He married Alice Maud Gray in the Lower Waitaki Presbyterian Parish on 10 December 1919. His brother William Strudwick Hawke also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [03 November 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs); East Taieri Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [13 November 2017]

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