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Arthur Snowden Laidley HAY

Regimental number3262
Place of birthLaidley, Queenland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert S Hay, 'Deanery', Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Naval Cadets; 4 years in Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Discharge date22 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 4 July 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 19 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 22 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAY Arthur Snowden Laidley

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