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Leon William HAYLES

Regimental number2190
Place of birthQueensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSalesman
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Robert Hayles, Magetic Island, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military service9th Infantry
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Sarah HAYLES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 August 1934
Age at death39
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland

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