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Samuel John HAYES

Regimental number6523
Place of birthEast Perth, Western Australia
SchoolLevan Boys Orphanage
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMingenew, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, William Thomas Hayes, Upper Blackwood, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 7), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah HAYES. Native of Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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