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Clifford Albert HAYNES

Regimental number1759
Date of birth1 July 1895
Place of birthMoyhu, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, A J Haynes, Moyhu, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 weeks in Senior Cadets; 'outside radius'.
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Discharge date27 September 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined 7th Bn, Gallipoli, 26 May 1915.

Wounded in action, Lone Pine, 8 August 1915 (gun shot wound, head), and admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, and transferred to Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to Alexandria, 13 August 1915, and admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 14 August 1915 (gun shot wound, scalp); transferred to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, 14 August 1915; to Base Details, 20 August 1915.

Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, 3 September 1915 (septic hand); transferred to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, 5 September 1915; to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 27 September 1916; discharged to Australian Overseas Base, fit for Active Service, 2 December 1915.

Rejoined 7th Bn, Serapeum, 9 March 1916.

Taken on strength, 48th Battery, and mustered as Gunner, 17 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria for England, 1 August 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 1 December 1916; taken on strength, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, 14 December 1916.

Transferred to 24th Field Artillery Brigade, 16 December 1916, and posted to 44th Battery.

Wounded in action, 29 January 1917 (shrapnel wound, compuind fracture, right wrist); admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 30 January 1917, and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station

Commenced return to Australia, 23 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: wounded: gun shot wound, right hand), Melbourne, 27 September 1917.MSBV
Date of death19 January 1964
Age at death67
Place of burialWangaratta Cemetery, Victoria

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