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Hayes, Leslie Major (6354)

Place of Birth: Bairnsdale, VIC

Age: 29 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Monday, 12 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 6354 view online service record

69 Tinning Street
Brunswick, VIC

Next of Kin:
F M Hayes (wife)
69 Tinning Street
Brunswick, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 18 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Wilshire A18
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 4th Field Artillery Brigade

KIA: Friday, 3 November 1916
Place: France

Gunner, 4 Field Artillery, killed in action 3 November, 1916, aged 27, AIF Burial Ground, Flers, Picardie, France

6354 (Parents: John and Martha HAYES; wife Mrs Florence HAYES, born Bairnsdale, educated Bairnsdale SS.   A 29-year-old chauffeur, enlisted with his wife in Brunswick, she returned the circular from Mascot, Sydney giving Port Melbourne as the primary places of association, connection not clear)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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