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William HAY

Regimental number6752
Place of birthBeaumont, New South Wales
SchoolBeaumont Public School, via Nowra, New South Wales
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBeaumont, Kangaroo Vailey, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Miss J Hay, Beaumont, Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Pneumonia at the 26th General Hospital, France
FateDied of disease 26 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row J, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Janet HAY. Native of Beaumont, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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