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William Fitzgerald HAYES

Regimental number2768
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Address'Glendalough', Lake Boga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Hayes, 'Glendalough', Lake Boga, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollDivisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 July 1978
Age at death82
Place of burialLake Boga Cemetery, Victoria

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