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George Howard HAYES

Regimental number6630
Place of birthWychuproof, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGreat Southern, Rutherglen PO, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Hayes, Great Southern, Rutherglen PO, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training scheme.
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LIV, Row C, Grave No. 2), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Rebecca BATTY (formerly HAYES), Chiltern Road, Rutherglen, Victoria, and the late Victor Ernest HAYES
Family/military connectionsCousin, Leslie Hayes, killed; Cousin, Ralph Pollard, killed
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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