James Alexander HAY

HAY, James Alexander

Service Number: 229
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Glanville, South Australia, 9 January 1883
Home Town: Aldgate, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Assistant Station Master (S.A.R.)
Died: Died of Illness (appendicitis & pneumonia), Military Hospital, Ras-El-Tin, Alexandria, Egypt, 27 May 1915, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Grave Reference Row L. Grave 139. , Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Aldgate Honour Board, Aldgate War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 229, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
22 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, 229, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide
9 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 229, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography

Also served in the South African war

 

Son of James Spain Hay and Ann Hay; husband of Eva Margaret Hay, of "Coalbrooke," Aldgate, South Australia.