Harold Horace HAYES

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HAYES, Harold Horace

Service Numbers: 842, 1756
Enlisted: 11 August 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 4th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Herberton, Queensland, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Herberton, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Barman
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 29 September 1917
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot X1V, Row D, Grave 10. Headstone inscription reads: He lies a hero he sacrificed his King and Country Mother
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 842, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
19 Aug 1914: Embarked Private, SN 842, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
19 Aug 1914: Involvement Private, SN 842, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps
18 Jan 1915: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 842, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps, Discharged at the 1st Military District
28 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1756, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
17 Mar 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1756, 13th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
17 Mar 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1756, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, 4th Pioneer Battalion, From 13th Battalion
27 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 4th Pioneer Battalion
29 Sep 1917: Involvement Sergeant, SN 1756, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Hayes and Adelaide Hayes of corner of May Street and Hargrave Road, South Brisbane, QLD

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