George HAY

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HAY, George

Service Number: 3826
Enlisted: 11 April 1916, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Rodds Bay, Queensland, 30 June 1896
Home Town: Gladstone, Gladstone, Queensland
Schooling: Bororen State School
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Wounded in Action (shell), France, 10 August 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Vignacourt British Cemetery
Plot 6 Row A Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3826, Rockhampton, Queensland
19 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3826, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane
19 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3826, 31st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3826, 31st Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Born c1896 at Bororen, Qld.
Son of Harriet HAY
Of Barundu, Byrne Valley Line, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Labourer
Complexion 'Dark' Eyes 'Brown' Hair 'Dark'
Enlisted 11 April 1916 at Rockhampton, Qld.
Embarked 19 September 1916 per 'Seang Choon' from Brisbane, Qld.
Served in France
Wounded in action 26 September 1917 GSW to Left Leg
Wounded in action 09 August 1918 Shell Wound to Right Shoulder
Died of wounds 10 August 1918
Buried Vignacourt Military Cemetery Plot 6 Row A Grave 11

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