Wallace HAYES

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HAYES, Wallace

Service Number: 1142
Enlisted: 3 September 1914, Reverted to the rank of Private on 13 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bristol, England, 1892
Home Town: Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Bernard School, England
Occupation: Steward
Died: Killed In Action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 31, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

3 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1142, Reverted to the rank of Private on 13 March 1915
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 1142, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 1142, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
2 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1142, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged about 18 years

Son of Henry Edward and Sarah Hayes of 20 Cobbold Road, Forest Gate, Essex, England

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

Joined the Mercantile Marine at the age of 13 years