Captain M.W. Hawkes

Regiment: 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers
Date published: 26/11/1915
Killed in action: No
Information: Captain M.W. Hawkes, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, has been awarded the Military Cross and been mentioned in despatches twice. He was very severely wounded in action on May 9th, having received 16 wounds, one of which was caused by a bullet passing through his mouth and out under the jaw. Captain Hawkes is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Hawkes, Barony's Hall Timoleague, County Cork, and before he went to the front in December last was on General Hill's Staff.