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Henry HAYES

Regimental number457
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 3.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mary A. Shackleton, Main Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 15 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked, 16 December 1914.

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 3 August 1915.

Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 13 December 1915 (bronchitis); discharged to duty, 20 December 1915 (debility, pleuritis).

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Seang Bee', 17 July 1916; disembarked Sydney, 18 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit: tuberculosis), 4 October 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death14 September 1957
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAYES Henry

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