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Ambrose Augustus HALEY

Regimental number34423
Place of birthSt Helens, Tasmania
SchoolSt Patricks College (Catholic), Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationAccountant
AddressSt Helen's, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Thomas Haley, St Helen's, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was a musician of exceptional ability and during his convalescent period was leading flutist in the hospital.
FateDied of disease 25 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Augustus spelt Augustine
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialOur Lady of the Rosary Cemetery (Plot 5, Grave No. 5), Middleton, Co. Cork, Ireland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Thomas HALEY, St. Helens, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsHis brother, Warrant Officer A Haley served as Staff Clerk with the 1st Division in France and Belgium and was awarded the MS medal.

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