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Fenton Edward LAY

Regimental number529
Date of birth1 October 1890
Place of birthBallan, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMain Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinRobert Lay, Main Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Work near Hamel on 8 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 11 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Fenton Henry Lay on NR

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Date of death30 September 1961
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery

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