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James HAY

Regimental number7265
Place of birthKirkinlillock, Dunibastonshire, Scotland
SchoolLairdesland School, Kirkinlillock, Dunibastonshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoal miner
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss M Hay, Paisley, Glasgow, Scotland
Enlistment date7 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 52), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James adn elizabeth HAY, 2 Ivy Buildings, Loansdale Road, Paisley, Scotland. Native of Kirkintilloch, Glasgow
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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