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Albert Ernest HAYLES

Regimental number765
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTiler
Address'Carldwell', Bay Street, Botany, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Hayles, 'Carldwell', Bay Street, Botany, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit name2nd Squadron, 1st Reinforcement, Australian Flying Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1917
Place of death or woundingNear Ypres, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. II), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine HAYLES; husband of Alice HAYLES, "Seaforth", Clarke Street, Vauclause, New South Wales. Native of London, England

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