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HAY, Peter
(Service number 56928)

Aliases Petor
First Rank Private Last Rank Private

Birth

Date 26 January 1874 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs F. Hay (mother), Geraldine, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 28th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Date 26 July 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 3 December 1917 Age 34
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Peter Hay was the son of Francis C. Hay, of 109 Cox St., Ashburton, New Zealand, and the late John Hay. Native of Geraldine, Canterbury.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 Nov 2013]; Military Record held at Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R16793310

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John Sutherland, SC branch NZSG

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