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Carlyle Edward HELY

Regimental number4445
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers School, Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPacker
Address74 Glenmore Road, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Hey, 174 Glenmore Road, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service4 years. Served at Rabaul.
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was the 4th Generation of Australian born.
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry first did not match
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death31.4
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemtery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 21), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Rose HELY, 138 Hargrave Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsThree cousins killed and wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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