Owen Eugene HAYES


HAYES, Owen Eugene

Service Number: 4714
Enlisted: 16 September 1915, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Logan Village, Queensland, Queensland, Australia, 5 June 1894
Home Town: Inglewood, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Schooling: Inglewood State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 25 April 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Vaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery
Row B, Grave 19. Headstone inscription reads: Thy will be done sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul, Vaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery, Vaulx, Picardie, France, Grevillers British Cemetery, Grevillers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beaudesert War Memorial, Inglewood War Memorial, Logan Village State School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 4714, Toowoomba, Queensland
12 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4714, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4714, 25th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mooltan, Sydney
24 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4714, 25th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 25th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

Logan Village Museum

Owen was born 5th June 1893 in Logan Village. He died 24th April 1917 at the advanced dressing station and is remembered near Boyne.
His parents were James and Mary nee McDermott.
He is listed on the Logan Village Honour Roll for WW1. and also at the Museum where there is a file for his family.
His brother Maurice also served in WW1.
He also attended the Logan Village State School.

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