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Ernest Felmur BAILEY

Regimental number175
Place of birthEast Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address63 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 10"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice E. Bailey, 63 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1915
Discharge date12 June 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Admitted to No 1 Field Ambulance, 4 January 1915 (bronchitis); discharged, 12 January 1915.

Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Mena House, Cairo, 3 April 1915 (phthisis); discharged, 4 May 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 5 May 1915; disembarked Australia, 26 May 1915; proceeded to Sydney, 26 May 1915; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit: tuberculosis), 12 June 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death12 September 1916
Age at death33
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAILEY Ernest Felmur

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