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Edgar Sydney BAILEY

Regimental number10954
Place of birthSt Helens, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt Helens, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, F Bailey, St Helens, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10952 Pte Leslie Charles BAILEY, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; 3455 Pte Arthur Ernest BAILEY, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1948
Age at death61
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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