HAY, Charles Robert
(Service number 3/2656)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 4 December 1888 Place of Birth Lincoln

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Morven
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Margaret Ann HAY (mother), Morven, South Canterbury
Religion Presbyterian
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 24th Reinforcements (First Draft) Headquarters, New Zealand Medical Corps
Date 5 April 1917
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Regiment

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date 13 March 1919 Reason On account of illness contracted on Active Service.

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

TB lung

Post-war Occupations



Date 8 January 1951 Age 62 years
Place of Death Waimate
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Old Cemetery
Memorial Reference Plot 000283
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Robert Hay was the second son of John Taylor HAY who hailed from the orkney Islands and his wife Margaret Ann (Maggie) née Carson, from Northern Ireland.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 July 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 July 2017]

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