George Leslie HAYWARD

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HAYWARD, George Leslie

Service Number: 1135
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF)
Born: East Grinstead, England, United Kingdom, 1892
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Council School, St James, Tunbridge Wells
Occupation: Station hand
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 4 December 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
memorial reference: H. 6. INSCRIPTION FROM THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY, HE PASSED TO GOD HIS DUTY NOBLY DONE
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1135, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1135, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
4 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1135, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 23 and the son of George and Nancy L. C. Hayward, of 6, Mountfield Rd., Tunbridge Wells, England.

He is commemorated on the Tunbridge Wells war memorial and on a plaque at St James Church as George Hayward.

INSCRIPTION on his wargrave:
FROM THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY, HE PASSED TO GOD HIS DUTY NOBLY DONE

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Sep 1892 Hayward George Leslie E. Grinstead 2b 153.

1st Australian Stationary Hospital Australian Army Medical Corps

Age on arrival in Australia 19

Next of kin
Mother, Mrs Nancy Lovegrove Hayward, 6 Mountfield Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

Enlistment date 24 September 1914.

Age at embarkation 22

AWM Embarkation Roll number 26/70/1

Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914.

Other details from Roll of Honour Circular
I may say my dear son's time while in the Colony for the most part was spent in Northern South Australia sheep farming at Lilydale Station also at Muniferuie Station. Mr Preed of 109 Cambridge Terrace, Malvern S.A. knew him well and was with him at Lemnos while on active service.

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