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Edward Sydney HAYES

Regimental number5028
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolClaremont Central School, W.A.
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCabinet maker
AddressEvelyn Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E Hayes, Evelyn Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in the Military Hospital, Borington, Dorset, England
FateDied of disease 5 November 1916
Age at death24.4
Place of burialWool (Holy Road) Churchyard Cemetery, Dorset
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Sarah HAYES, Evelyn Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother alsokilled in France

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