Keven Hayes' service medal found and returned

A precious medal awarded to Keven Hayes for his service to Australia has been returned.

Private Hayes lost his Australian National Service Medal at an Anzac Day service at Bishopsbourne Sport Complex near Carrick.

It was awarded to Private Hayes for his service to the country in the 1950s.

After a story in The Examiner, the medal was found and returned.

He thanked the public for its help.