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Frederick BAILEY

Regimental number1503
Date of birth16 September 1882
Place of birthEastgate, Sussex, England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs F Coomb, Royal Eastbourne Golf Club, Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Fanny Coomb, Royal Eastbourne Golf Club, Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Enlistment date18 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date29 August 1916
Other details

War service: proceeded from Egypt to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force at Gallipoli, 3 August 1915.

Taken on strength, 19th Bn, 31 August 1915.

Wounded in action (right leg), 17 October 1915. Transferred to Government Hospital, Alexandria, 29 October 1915; to Mouse over to zoom in, 8 November 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Themistocles', 8 May 1916; discharged, 29 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 July 1952
Age at death69
Place of burialCremated: ashes interred in Eastern Suburbs Crematorium (Rose Garden B3), Sydney, New South Wales

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