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Name: Edward HAWKINS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Sergeant Initials: E Service No.: 200130
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 1st/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (Territorial Force)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Prudhoe, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 39 Stanhope Street, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Formerly of Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 11th February 1918
Place of Death: Belgium.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Memorial Organ, United Methodist Church, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, Belgium. Grave reference III. E. 21.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Mr and Mrs G Hawkins, of 39 Stanhope Street, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Edward's brother, Lance Corporal Joseph Hawkins, 12956, 12th/13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers, suffered a gunshot wound in the right leg and recuperated at Sheffield Infirmary (reported in the Blaydon Courier, page 8, 27th April 1918).
Notes : The 1st /4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (Territorial Force) recruited mainly from the Tyne valley area.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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