|Place of birth||Tipperary, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Thomas Hayes, Shannon View House, Meentula, Murrol, Co Limerick, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT Runic, 20 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 August 1916. Forfeited £1/2/0 for cost of railway ticket from Holyhead to Euston, 16 September 1916 (claim made by London Western Railway Corporation). Transferred to 2nd Training Bn, 16 September 1916. Embarked Folkestone on SS Victoria and proceeded to France, 12 November 1918; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 13 November 1916; moved into the field, 24 November 1916; taken on strength of 6th Bn, 26 November 1916.
Found guilty in the field, 1 December 1916, of drunkenness, 29 November 1916: awarded 7 days Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 6 December 1916, and transferred to Casualty Receiving Station (put under observations); to 1st Anzac Receiving Station, 9 December 1916 (influenza); to Ambulance Train No 17, 10 December 1916; admitted to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 10 December 1916; transferred to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 14 December 1916; discharged to 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, 17 February 1917; rejoined unit from hospital, 18 March 1917.
Proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom, 2 January 1918.
Declared an illegal absentee by Court of Inquiry held in the field, 18 July 1918.
Discharged on account of being illegally absent, 1 May 1920.Medals: Not eligible