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Number Corporal

Battalion 24th Battalion

Place of Birth Devonport Tasmania

Next of Kin His father George Hey of Best St Devonport

Date and place of enlistment Leongatha 8/7/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 22 years 7 months,

5'6" 9 stone 12 pounds, grey eyes and brown hair

Religion Church of England

Occupation Bootmaker

Date and place of death

He was killed in action on 8/10/1917 in Belgium

Location of grave or memorial

He is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial Ypres Belgium.

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He enlisted in Leongatha

Military History

8/7/15 Enlisted in Leongatha
29/9/15 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Osterley
10/1/16 He was taken on strength in Egypt at Tel el Kebir
20/3/16 He embarked Alexandria
23/3/16 He disembarked Marseilles
29/30/6/16 He took part in a raid in France
17/8/16 He was appointed Lance Corporal
16/11/16 He was a Temporary Corporal
16/2/17 He was made a Corporal
14/3/17 He was in hospital with trench feet in Rouen
21/3/17 He went to England with trench feet
1/7/17 He returned to France via Southampton
4/8/17 He returned to his unit
8/10/17 He was killed in action in Belgium
His mother wrote asking for his belongings
Mr. Hey had received a death certificate, which was used by the AMP society and wanted another copy for the State Savings Bank of Victoria Melbourne
His effects were: � a brush, cards, note book, pipe in case, 2 books, shaving brush, watch damaged, hold all. Also letters, coins, photos, wallet, pocketbook, whistle, 50-centime note.
The army ask for a copy of his will so they can do probate.

His sister Mrs. G Hawkins 43 Alexander St Footscray had his will
His medals went to his father


HEY, Tasman Henry Charles

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