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George Drury Hawkins

In memory of:

Private George Drury Hawkins

June 8, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Machine Gun Corps


9th Bde.

Additional Information


January 8, 1894

Son of John A. and Bella Hawkins, of Blind River, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 100 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. P. 7


MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 2 Kilometres east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 800 metres along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Entrance
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Hawkins enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the C.M.G.C. as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge Canadian Machine Gun Corps.  Pte Hawkins enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the CMGC as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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