A civic reception was held at the St Kilda Town Hall in honour of Harry Hawker's return to Australia. Harry who was accompanied by his father, George Hawker and Harry Kauper (Mechanic) were received by the Mayor (Edward O'Donnell), Mr F. Chamberlin (Town Clerk) The Hon. Agar Wynne (Postmaster-General) Mr Arthur Robinson, M.L.C. Mr. Kelly (City Surveyor) together with Councillors Jacoby, Gibbs, Barnet, Hewison, Love and Sculthorpe.
(24 January 1914 - The Prahran Telegraph)