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George Patrick HAILWOOD

Regimental number2614
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address29 Crystal Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.9
Height5' 10.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Hailwood, 50 Bathurst Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date7 August 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7070 Pte Edward Patrick HAILWOOD, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 December 1918; 596 Pte Frederick Charles HAILWOOD, 4th Bn, discharged, 23 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Ascanuis', 17 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit: pulmonary tuberculosis), Sydney, 7 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 July 1929
Age at death34
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 10, 803), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAILWOOD George Patrick

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