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Albin HAWKINS

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Surname: HAWKINS

Forename(s): Albin

Place of Birth: Kington Langley, Wiltshire

Service No: 185683

Rank: Bombardier

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery

Battalion / Unit: 'D' Battery, 315th Brigade

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Date of Death: 1918-12-20

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XVIII. B. 14.

CWGC Cemetery: GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY

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Local War Memorial: GRINDLETON, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: SAWLEY, YORKSHIRE

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Albin Hawkins was the son of George and Mary Ann Hawkins, formerly or née Kemp. George was born at Langley Fitzurse, Wiltshire and Mary Ann at either Great or Little Totham near Maldon, Essex.

1881 Kington Langley, Wiltshire Census: Draycot Road - Albin Hawkins, aged 2 months, born Langley Fitzurse, Wiltshire, son of George and Mary Ann Hawkins.

1891 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: The Bradford Fever Hospital - Albin Hawkins, aged 10 years, born Chippenham, Wiltshire.

1901 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 10, Agar Street - Albin Hawkins, aged 20 years, born Langley, Wiltshire, son of Mary A. Hawkins, widow.

Albin was married to Maria Waller in 1908.

1911 Girlington, Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 10, Agar Street - Albin Hawkins, aged 30 years, born Kingstone [sic] Langley, husband of Maria Hawkins.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Bmbr Albin Hawkins, 185683, R.F.A.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Bombr Albin Hawkins, 185683, R.F.A. Dead 20.12.18.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Bombr. Albin Hawkins, 185683, D/315 Bde R.F.A. Date and Place of Death: 20.12.18 56th C.C. Stn France. To whom Authorised: Widow - Maria. Amount Authorised: £26 5s. 10d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: Bdr Albin Hawkins, 185683, D/315 Bde R.F.A, Date and cause of death: 20.12.18. Broncho Pneumonia. Widow: Maria. Address: 32, Granville Rd. Blackburn.

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

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Surname: HAWKINS

Forename(s): A

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 185683

Rank: Bombardier

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Unit: "D" Bty. 315th Bde.

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Died Date: 20/12/1918

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Grindleton War Memorial - Biographical Notes by Shirley Penman

ALBIN HAWKINS, son of George and Mary Ann nee Kemp married 1872 Bradford. Husband of Maria nee Waller married 7-10-1908 St Barnabas Church, Heaton, Bradford. Was born at Kington Langley in Wiltshire to a coachman father, his family moved to Bradford, Yorkshire between 1891 and 1901. Albin and his wife, Maria (no issue found) lived in Sawley at some time between early 1911 and his death in 1918. He was treated and died at the 56th Casualty Clearing Station (AKA South Midland C.C.S.) which was stationed at Grevillers from Sept. 1918 - Feb. 1919. Deaths in C.C.S was usually - but not always - wounds related.

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Sawley Memorial

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Marriage Register of St. Barnabas’s Church, Bradford, Yorkshire

Marriage Register of St. Barnabas’s Church, Bradford, Yorkshire

Entry for the marriage of Albin Hawkins to Maria Waller, 7 October 1908

Courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service

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