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William John HAYWARD

Regimental number3806
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationTailors cutter
AddressRandwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.8
Height5' 5.25"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Hayward, Belmore Road, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Discharge date24 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 12th Field Ambulance, 22 September 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 December 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Sydney, 24 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAYWARD William John

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