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George Matthew HAYES

Regimental number2666
Place of birthWindsor, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMiles, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, Richard Henry Hayes, Windsor, New South Wales
Previous military serviceIn the Infantry, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, 1918, France
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (PLot VI, Row I, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Sarah HAYES. Native of New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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