27/09/1915-Joined 11th Battalion 11th Reinforcements as Private
2/03/1916-Joined 11th Battalion “A” Company in the field Habieta Egypt
5/04/1916-Disembarked Marseilles France ex. Alexandria
12/04/1916-Admitted No. 9 Stationary Hospital Havre France ( Sick ) ex 3rd Field Ambulance ex 8th Casualty Clearing Station- Discharged Duty 10/05/1916
13/05/1916-Admitted 26th General Hospital Etaples France then to 9th Stationary Hospital Havre
23/06/1916-Discharged to 1st Aust Division Base Depot Etaples ex Hospital
23/07/1916-Admitted 26th General Hospital Etaples ( Concussion )
5/08/1916-Admitted No. 6 Convalescent Depot Etaples
29/09/1916-Rejoined Battalion in the Field France ex Base Depot
12/10/1916-Admitted 8th Stationary Hospital Wimereux France ( Debility ) ex 3rd Field Ambulance ex 10th Casualty Clearing Station
14/10/1916-To No. 1 Convalescent Depot Wimereux
13/11/1916-Admitted 26th General Hospital Etaples ( Old Head Fracture )
15/11/1916-Embarked Calais France for England
16/11/1916-Admitted No. 3 Aux Hospital Dartford England
25/11/1916-To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Dartford
8/04/1917-Admitted Whitlow Military Hospital Wareham England
12/04/1917-Admitted Brigade Hospital England ( Poisoned Hand ) ex Command Depot Wareham
30/04/1917-To No. 4 Command Depot Hurdcott England
16/05/1918-To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth ex Hurdcott for Return to Australia
8/08/1918-Embarked England for Australia per “Carpentaria ” ( Rheumatism )
5/11/1918-Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )

 

SERVICE  MEDALS  AWARDED

1914/15 Star – No. 734

British War Medal – No. 5171

Victory Medal – No. 5161

 

AUTHORS NOTE

Phillip Hay died seven ( 7 ) days after being involved in an altercation with the Proprietor, in the early hours of 17 November 1922,  outside the Grand Central Coffee Palace Bunbury,  WA . The post mortem concluded that Mr Hay had sustained skull fractures when he struck the hard footpath in Victoria Street, whilst under the influence of liquor.

In the following Court process, subsequent to Hay’s Death, the Jury concluded that ” no blame being attachable to anyone ” .