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Cornelious William HAYWARD

Regimental number8144
Place of birthFairford, Gloucestershire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Henry William Hayward, Worton, Berks, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 May 1915
Place of enlistmentGrafton, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Bakery, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Discharge date6 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Transferred to 5th Field Bakery and promoted Corporal, 5 March 1916.

Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 29 March 1916 (diarrhoea), and transferred same day to No 2 Australian Stationary hospital, Tel el Kebir; discharged to duty, 2 April 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 17 May 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged, 18 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

On leave to United Kingdom, 18 July 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 2 August 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 7 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 25 August 1918.

Marched out to england for return to Australia, 21 February 1919; marched in to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, 22 February 1919. Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 17 March 1919 (urethortis catarrh); discharged, 29 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board 'Sardinia', 19 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 11 June 1919; discharged, Brisbane, 6 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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