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Robert James HAYES

Regimental number787
Place of birthCamberwell, Victoria
SchoolState School, Surry Hills, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMechanic
AddressMont Albert Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Robert Hayes, Mont Albert Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death30 April 1915
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 38), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Minnie HAYES, Union Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria. Native of Kew, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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