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Augustus Edgar BAILEY

Regimental number4557
Place of birthCoopernook New South Wales
SchoolCoopernook Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressCoopernook, Manning River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E Bailey, Coopernook, Manning River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Nominal roll incorrectly lists fate as RTA.
Place of death or woundingChipilly Wood, France
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row Q, Grave No. 21), Villers Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edgar and Jane BAILEY, Coopernook, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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