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Matthew HOY

Regimental number25
Place of birthArarat Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address2 McConnell Street, Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Hoy, 206 McConnell Street, Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Headquarters Staff
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No.12 (2
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death22 August 1925

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