HAWKE, William Strudwick
(Service number 27289)

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Date 18 May 1896 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

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

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18th Reinforcements, Spexialist Machine-Gun Section
Date 16 October 1916
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 19 July 1973 Age 77 years
Place of Death
Notices Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Strudwick Hawke was the son of Cornishman Woodman Hawke and his wife, Elizabeth Anne née Bateman. He married Cecilia Hart in 1921. His brother Alfred James Hawke also served in World War I. william served in World War II also.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [03 November 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs)

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