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===Second World War===
Having attended an Officer Cadet Training Unit, he was commissioned into the [[Royal Welch Fusiliers]], [[British Army]], as a [[second lieutenant]] on 8 March 1941.<ref name="LG 35118">{{London Gazette |issue= 35118 |date= 25 March 1941 |pages= 1794-1795 |supp= y }}</ref> On 22 January 1944, he transferred to the [[Expeditionary Force Institutes]] in the rank of [[Lieutenant (British Army and Royal Marines)|lieutenant]].<ref name="LG 37294">{{London Gazette |issue= 37294 |date= 2 October 1945 |page= 4893 |supp= y }}</ref> He served with [[ENSA]] in India and Southeast Asia.<ref name=ww2>{{cite web|url=http://ww2gravestone.com/general/hawkins-john-edward-jack|title=Hawkins, John Edward "Jack"|work=ww2gravestone.com}}</ref> DuringHe relinquished his militarycommission serviceon he11 madeOctober ''[[The1946, Nextand ofwas granted the [[honorary Kinrank]]'' (1942) forof [[EalingColonel Studios(United Kingdom)|colonel]].<ref name="LG 37809">{{London Gazette |issue= 37809 |date= 3 December 1946 |page= 5962 |supp=y }}</ref>
 
During his military service, he made ''[[The Next of Kin]]'' (1942) for [[Ealing Studios]].
 
===Post-war career===