The AIF Project

Alexander HAY

Regimental number21357
Date of birth25 July 1896
Place of birthFayhort, Fifeshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia14
AddressJubilee Estate, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R Hay, Jubilee Estate, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service9th Infantry
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36A/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3101A Pte John Scott HAY, 9th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 June 1949
Place of burialCremated: Mt Gravatt Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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