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Ernest HAYWARD

Regimental number5583
Place of birthDeptford, England
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWyee PO, Wyee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas Hayward, Wyee PO, Wyee, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Rwo D, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: thomas and Kate HAYWARD, "Marewa", Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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