Born: 1881, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Died: 4th September 1918; age 37; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 12th November 1914.


Rank: Private: Service Number: 316152

Regiment: Cheshire Regiment, 1st/7th Battalion.

Formerly 5240, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Pond Farm Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs E. Hawes, of 11, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.




1891   Bury Street, Stowmarket, Suffolk.


Henry was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Hawes, 34, an Umbrella Maker, born Ipswich.

Emma Hawes (nee Abbott), 28, born Ipswich.

Arthur Hawes, 12, born Spalding, Lincolnshire.

Frederick Charles Hawes, 6, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Victoria Elizabeth Hawes, 3, born Stowmarket.

Florence Lily Hawes, 1, born Stowmarket.


1911   11, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.


Henry was 30 years old, a Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 52, a Marine Store Dealer – own account.

Emma, 52, a Hawker – own account.

Victoria, 23, a Hawker – own account.

William Valentine Hawes, 15, born Stowmarket.

Lily Hawes, 5, born Ipswich.

Doris Maud Hawes, 2, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to William & Emma Hawes – parents.


Henry is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Church, Ipswich.


Cheshire Regiment, 1st/7th Battalion:



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