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Edgar Leslie BAILEY

Regimental number4489
Place of birthNowra New South Wales
AddressDapto, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bailey, Marshall Street, Dapto, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 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
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4485
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 9 January 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Discharge date27 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 9 January 1920; disembarked, 27 February 1920; discharged, 27 April 1920.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 April 1961

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