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Hawkes, E.R., Pte., 1917

Blyth News 22/09/1921

P. Priano: Tyne Cot Memorial

P. Priano: Tyne Cot Memorial

On the Tyne Cot Memorial is the name of 13796 Private Edward Robinson Hawkes, serving with the 10th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 20/09/1917.

He was the son of John and Sarah Hawkes.

Morpeth Herald 26/10/1017 carries a brief obituary:

Mrs S.J. Rider, Cowpen Square, Blyth, has been informed that her brother, Private Ned Hawkes, has been killed in action.

An "In Remembrance" notice was placed in Blyth News 22/9/1921.

He is remembered in Blyth on B42.24

The CWGC entry for Private Hawkes

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk