Norman Brill HAWES

Norman Brill Hawes Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Baker
Enlisted
22-February-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
29
Status
Single
Service No
384
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion B Company
Embarked
29-June-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Highest rank
Sergeant
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
04-July-1918
Place
Villers-Bretonneux, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Norman Hawes landed at Gallipoli in September 1916. A month later he was accidently wounded by a 'friendly' grenade and sent to Birmingham’s Southern General Hospital. In July 1917 he was wounded in action and again went to Birmingham’s Southern General Hospital, returning to France in June. He was killed in action on 4 July 1918 at Villers-Bretonneux.

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