Clarence Norman Edward HAY


HAY, Clarence Norman Edward

Service Number: 6026
Enlisted: 23 February 1916, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hillgrove, New South Wales, Australia, February 1895
Home Town: Childers, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: Hillgrove Public School, Hillgrove, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: GSW right shoulder and hip, France, 29 April 1917
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
St. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, row N, Grave No. 15 A), Rouen, France, St Sever Cemetery Extension, Haute-Normandie, France
Memorials: Armidale Memorial Fountain, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Childers Memorial Hall (Isis District Pictorial War Memorial), Hillgrove Methodist Church Pictorial Honour Board, Isis District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6026, 15th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
8 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6026, 15th Infantry Battalion
8 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6026, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Mary HAY, Isabella Street, Hillgrove, New South Wales

HAY.—In sad and loving memory of Private C. N. E. Hay, Hillgrove, N.S.W. who died of wounds received in France on 28th April, 1917. Inserted by his sorrowing friend, Jose

HAY.—In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Pte. Clarence Hay, who died of wounds on 29th April, 1917.
None knew him, but to love him,
None spoke his name but in praise—
So young, so good, so bright, so brave,
He fought and won a heroe's grave.
[Inserted by his loving mother, brother and sisters].

HAY.—In loving memory of our dear grandson, Pte. Clarence Hay, who nobly gave his life for the Empire. 
Dear is the grave whore Clarence is laid,
Sweet is the memory that never shall fade, 
Flowers may wither, eyes fall to see,
If others forget, never shall we.
[Inserted by his grandfather and
grandmother, Mr. and Mrs. T. Dillon].