SQUADRON: Royal Flying Corps
SERVICE NO: 71293
RESIDENCE: Seaforth – Ontario
DATE OF BIRTH: April 10, 1899
Seaforth – McKillop / Tuckersmith Townships – County of Huron - Ontario
DATE OF DEATH: March 3, 1918 18 years 11 months
CEMETERY: Seaforth (Maitland Bank) Cemetery – Seaforth – County of Huron – Ontario Section A
PARENTS: Mr. Stanley & May Hays – Seaforth – Ontario
Occupation: Labourer / Student
Enlistment: Toronto – Ontario – April 10, 1917
Enlistment Age: 18 years
2nd Class Air Mechanic Hays was based at Fort Worth, Texas, USA and attached to Camp Hicks Aerial Gunnery Squad No. 1.
There were four squadrons at Hicks and they were the 17th, 22nd, 27th 28th Aero Squadrons and the School of Gunnery.