Second Lieutenant John HAY

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: Not Assigned
Born: Double Bay NSW, Date unavailable
Unit: 40th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, Treizennes, France
Died: Air Operations, France, 23 January 1917, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Aire Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William and Isabella Hay, of Sydney, New South Wales
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 23 January 1917, Second Lieutenant Hay, flying FE8 aircraft 6388, was shot down near Lens during combat with five opposing aircraft.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/967 page 162, 125712

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