Taunton Courier 26 Jun 1929 Curry Mallet Funeral of Mr Harry HAWKINS who died at Minehead

Sarah Hawkins Genealogy Site
Newspaper Articles

Taunton Courier. Bristol and Exeter Journal, and Western Advertiser Wednesday 26 Jun 1929

Page 6 Column 7


FUNERAL OF MR. H. HAWKINS. - St. John Ambulance men of the Minehead Division were bearers at the funeral of Curry Mallet on Saturday of Mr. Harry HAWKINS, who died at Minehead on the 10th inst. from the effect of wounds received in the Great War. Aged only 37, he went to France in the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons, and received severe injuries during the Loos fighting in 1915. A German bayoneted him in the face and he had nearly fifty shrapnel and bullet wounds in his body. Although he suffered much disability, he was during the past few years a valued member of the St. John Ambulance, the British Legion, and other organisations, which sent wreaths to the funeral.

Back to Miscellaneous Page

Back to Home Page