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Maurice Hayes HIBBERD

Regimental number1775
Place of birthWimborne, Dorset, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
Addressc/o Mrs Lamond, Silex Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, W H Hibberd, Lidcombe House, Goodstar, Dorset, England
Enlistment date30 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1916
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 2 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Hayes spelt Hayter
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date17 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somerset', 4 December 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 15 January 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, chest, penetrating), Sydney, 17 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death16 April 1945
Age at death60
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HIBBERD Maurice Hayes

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