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William George HAYNES

Regimental number2433
Place of birthAlbany, Western Australia
SchoolKybellup
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressYelabup via Cranbrook, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Godden, Yelabup via Cranbrook, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of George HAYNES and Alice GODDEN, Cranbrook, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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