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William Joseph HAYES

Regimental number5103
Place of birthTooborac Vic
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTooborac, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, Mr W Hayes, Sen., Tooborac, Victoria
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Tooborac Roll of Honour, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5101 Pte Albert John HAYES, 7th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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