Robert James HAYES

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HAYES, Robert James

Service Number: 787
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Surrey Hills, Whitehorse, Victoria
Schooling: Surrey Hills State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Motor Mechanic
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 30 April 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Memorials: Camberwell War Memorial, Surrey Hills WWI, The Shrine
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Surrey Hills, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 787, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 787, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne

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Biography

"Private Robert James Hayes (killed) was the sccond son of Mr. Robert Hayes, builder, of Surrey Hills. He followed the occupation of carpenter." - from the Melbourne Age 24 Jun 1915 (nla.gov.au)

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