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William Charles HAYWARD

Regimental number6529
Place of birthOakham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressAnakie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E. Hayward, Leesthrope Grange, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Enlistment date16 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6528 Pte Frederick Cecil HAYWARD, 8th Bn, died of wounds, 9 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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