Hawke Battalion, British

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This page was initially automatically created using data from series WO 95 (official war diaries) in the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue. It is not guaranteed to be complete or accurate. You can edit this page to make it more useful. Please help to improve the page by adding or correcting facts, and citing reliable sources.

Hawke Battalion, British
Years active: unknown – unknown
Country: United Kingdom
Service: Royal Navy (British)
Branch: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry battalion
Full size: 1000
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Name1: 2nd (Hawke) Battalion, Royal Naval Division
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Name2: Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division
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For more information on what infobox fields mean, see documentation at military unit, command structure and theatre of war.
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: 189th Infantry Brigade, British
Parent level: Brigade
Start date: 01/05/1916
End date: 31/05/1919
Theatre of war
Theatre name: France, Belgium and Germany
Date entered: 01/05/1916
Date left: 31/05/1919

Personal narratives

Arthur Hawes

Arthur James Godball Hawes wrote a short diary of his experiences at the defence of Antwerp in October 1914. The diary has been published at The Diary of Arthur L. Linfoot blog. The diary is dated November 1914 and was written while Arthur was interned in the Netherlands. His official service record confirms that he joined Hawke Battalion on 22 August 1914.

Related media

Official sources

Unit war diaries

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3114/2 (01/05/1916–31/05/1919)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): ADM 137/ (01/05/1916–31/05/1919)

Unit histories

Other official documents

Other sources


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