WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
HAWKINS
Forname(s)
Joseph
Birthplace
Shipton, Oxfordshire 8th July 1883
Family
Parents
Joseph and Charlotte or more likely William and Elizabeth both dead in 1914
Siblings
Rose, Sarah and Harry and step siblings.
Address(es)
1901 Joseph and his sisters were living with Thomas Bricknell Stepbrother, in Old Woodstock. 9 in the house, three rooms, with Thomas's infant nieces and nephew.
Occupation
General Labourer.
Service

Rank: Private

Number: 8926

Regiment: 2nd Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Death
Attested at Oxford. Joseph went to France on the 6th October 1914. 'Listed at the front' April 1915 Reported missing October 1914. Killed in action 14th October
Burial
Commonwealth War Graves/ Memorial La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial Total identified casualties 3765

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Researched by: Isabel Wheeler
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.