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Current record for: Edward James Hayes
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Name Edward James Hayes
Born in Clerkenwell - Middlesex
Resident of Westcliffe-on-Sea - Essex
Died 19/08/1917
Age not known

Cause of Death Died of wounds

Cemetery or memorial The Huts cemetery, Belgium
Grave or panel reference III.C.15

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Military Information Military Information


Rank Private
Service Number 25858
Unit 5th Battalion
Regiment Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Service Army
Enlisted in Oxford Road