Born: 1879, Ipswich.
Died: 12th October 1917; age 38; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk; date: 9th December 1915.
Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 1509.
Regiment: Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line, Household Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Eliza Hawks; husband of Ada Hawks, of 13, Spring Road, Ipswich.
1881 15, Wellington Street, Ipswich.
William was a year old and living with his parents & widowed maternal grandfather.
James Howard R. Hawks was 23 years old, a Groom Domestic Servant, born Ipswich.
Ann Eliza Hawks (nee Albon), 21, born Lawshall, Suffolk.
Edmund Albon, 60. a Farm Labourer, born Lawshall.
1891 63, St. George’s Street, Ipswich.
William was 11 years old and living with his parents, siblings & grandfather.
James, 32, a Groom – Livery Stables.
Annie Laura Hawks, 7, born Ipswich.
Nellie Maria Hawks, 5, born Ipswich.
Harry Edmund Hawks, 3, born Ipswich.
Ernest Joseph Hawks, 1, born Ipsiwch.
Edmund Albon, 71, a Jobbing Gardener – own account.
1901 57, Victoria Street, Ipswich.
William was 21 years old, a Blacksmith. He was living with his parents & siblings.
James, 42, a Carman.
Annie, 17, a Day Girl – Domestic.
Nellie, 15, an Upholsterer.
Victor George Hawks, 5, born Ipswich – died 1909, Ipswich.
Ada May Hawks, 2, born Ipswich.
Ethel Maud Hawks, 1, born Ipswich.
1911 ‘Hermit Inn’, King Street, Ipswich.
William was 32 years old, a Beer House Keeper – employer.
On the 26th December 1904, Ipswich, William married Ada Fenton, born June 1880, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Ada Hawks – widow.
Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line, Household Battalion: