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Haynes-R-Pte-171

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Portrait of Pte Robert Ambrose Haynes (later 4415

Sapper Robert Haynes). Australian War Memorial

Collection. http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/P08103.001

 

 

Haynes R    Pte    171    Robert               21 Inf Bn    38    Blacksmith    Married    C of E       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Pascoe Vale Rd, 54   

Next of Kin:    Haynes, Mrs, wife, 54 Pascoe Vale Rd, Moonee Ponds   

Enlisted:    19 Jan 1915      

Embarked:     A38 Ulysses 10 May 1915   

Prior Service: South African Constabulary, 1900-1906

 

Formerly of Deal, England. He arrived in Australia in 1906 and worked as a blacksmith and farrier prior to enlisting on 19 January 1915. He was transferred to the 6th Divisional Engineers in August 1915 acquiring the rank of Sapper.   Spr Haynes probably arrived with the 21st Battalion, or 8th Field Company Engineers, at Gallipoli on 7 September 1915. He arrived for duty in France in July 1916. Spr Haynes served in France and Belgium until being wounded in a gas attack in May 1918. He was invalided to England and left for Australia on 2 January 1919. Spr Haynes died in Australia in 1963. (AWM) 

 

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