John Jefferson HAYES

HAYES, John Jefferson

Service Numbers: 170, 8881, 170
Enlisted: 12 January 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 2nd Divisional Train
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 19 November 1894
Home Town: Richmond (V), Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Tallyman
Died: Mildura, Victoria, Australia, 1 February 1927, aged 32 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mildura (Nichols Point) Public Cemetery, Victoria
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 170, 8881, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 170, 24th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 170, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
13 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, Australian Army Service Corps AIF, Promoted to Driver when taken on strength
20 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 170, 8881, 2nd Divisional Train, Discharged at the 3rd Military District. Date of transfer to 2nd Divisional Train unclear

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John James Hayes and Mary Kate Hayes nee O'Hagan of Rowena Street, Richmond, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 5 April 1919 aboard HT Warwickshire disembarking on 28 May 1919

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal