(Service number 6/2906)

Aliases Lionel Raleigh HAYHURST
First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date 5 August 1898 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Bank Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs E. HAYHURST (mother), Bank Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 7th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 9 October 1915
Transport Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 19 April 1970 Age 70 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Lionel HAYHURST was a son of Estelle HAYHURST (nee CASTLEREIGH). His brother, Theodore HAYHURST, also also served in WWI; as did three HAYHURST brothers from Temuka - Cedric Dudley, Gilbert Clarence and Henry Holman - three men who were either half-brothers or nephews of Lionel and Theo.


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