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James Alexander HAY

Regimental number229
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant station-master, S.A. Railways
AddressCoalbrook, Aldgate, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs. J.A. Hay, Coalbrook, Aldgate, South Australia
Previous military serviceSouth African War
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 29 May 1915
Age at death32
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 139), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ann HAY; husband of Eva HAY, "Coalbrooke", Aldgate, South Australia

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