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Full Name
Clara Elizabeth Hawkins
Rank Last Held
Sister
Forename(s)
Clara Elizabeth
Surname
Hawkins
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
22/124
Gender
Female
Date of Birth
1889
First Known Rank
  • Nurse
  • Sister
  • Sister
Occupation before Enlistment
  • Nurse
  • Nurse
  • Nurse
Next of Kin
  • Sydney Crawford (friend), Totara, Thames, New Zealand
  • Sidney Crawford (friend), Totara, Thames, New Zealand
  • Sidney Crawford (friend), Totara, Thames, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Thames Hospital Staff, Thames, New Zealand
Enlistment Date
1914
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
  • Hospital Ship No. 1, Maheno
  • New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
  • New Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps
  • Hospital Ship No 2 Marama (Second Charter), New Zealand Army Nursing Service
  • Hospital Ship Marama (Second Sailing of Second Charter) Staff, New Zealand Army Nursing Service
Embarkation Date
  • 10 July 1915
  • 10 November 1916
  • 22 March 1917
Place of Embarkation
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
  • Maheno
  • Marama
  • Marama
Destination
  • Suez, Egypt
  • Sea
  • Sea
Nominal Roll Footnotes
  • Returning to duty.
  • Returning to duty.
Nominal Roll Number
  • Vol1
  • 42
  • 61
Page on Nominal Roll
  • 314
  • 2
  • 3
Campaigns
  • Gallipoli
  • France
  • England
Discharge Date
17 May 1919
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Army Nursing Service
Place of Death
SelwynVillage, Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Death
1975
Year of Death
1975
Biographical Notes
  • Educated at New Plymouth Girls' High School.
  • Trained at Thames Hospital. Became a theatre sister.
  • Served on the H.S. Maheno and H.S. Marama.
Description of Image
Portrait
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Further References
New Zealand Military Nursing: New Zealand Army Nursing Service - Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps. URL: http://www.nzans.org/index.htm
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918

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