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George Henderson HAY

Regimental number1942
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolHigh School, Bathurst, New South Wales
Address144 Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs I Hay, 144 Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Light Horse, Cannington, also Bunbury, Western Australia.
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Imperial Camel Brigade
FateDied of wounds 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XII, Row G, Grave No. 7), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and Helen HAY; husband of M. HAY, 5 Junction Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales

Croix de Guerre (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

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