HAYES, James

Service Number: 5102
Enlisted: 14 January 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Mooroopna, Victoria, Australia, 6 August 1961, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mooroopna Public Cemetery, Victoria
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5102, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
1 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5102, 7th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5102, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Melbourne
28 Nov 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 5102, 7th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 3rd Military District as medically unfit due to heart issues

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Jame Hayes and Annie Isabel Hayes nee Roberts of Elgin Street, Carlton, Victoria formerly of Heathcote, Victoria

Attempted to enlisted in 1915 but discharged due to heart issues

Commenced return to Australia on 25 August 1917

Medals: British War Medal, victory Medal