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Charles BAILEY

Regimental number2279
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationTailor
Address13 Verdon Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie May Bailey, 13 Verdon Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 23 February 1916 -37th Bn, 4th Reinforcements. Taken on strength,37th Bn, 8 May 1917. Mortally wounded, 7-8 June 1917.
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 14), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2044 George BAILEY, INF 39, killed in action, Messines, Belgium.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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