His headstone inscription is in the first stages of wearing away so I'm glad I was able to record his details. There is also an inscription at the base of the headstone from his parents.
21 years old
According to wiki HMS Pembroke, as far Hawkes is concerned, could have been any one of four shore establishments:
HMS Pembroke II: an accounting base at Chatham between 1940 - 1957
HMS Pembroke III: an accounting base in London between 1942 -1952
HMS Pembroke IV: an accounting base at The Nore between 1939 - 1961
HMS Pembroke V: a secret base at Bletchley Park between 1941 - 1945
As always any input, comments or help will be gladly received and acknowledged.
All the best.