Harold Percy BAILES

Regimental number2889
Place of birthEsk, Queensland
SchoolEsk State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWilson Road, Newmarket, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Bailes, Wilson Road, Newmarket, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceDriver, Permanent Remount Section
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBayonvillers, France
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeath Cemetery, Harbonnieres (IV. C. 5.), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry Emmett and Mary Ann Agnes Bailes, Wilson Road, Newmarket Queensland. Born at Esk, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal