|Place of birth||Braidwood, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Nora Bailey, 6 Mitchell Street, Northcote Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Boer War: New South Wales Bushman Contingent; 1st Commonwealth Victoria Regiment; 5 years in the 6th Australian Infantry Regiment.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||14th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/31/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Battalion|
|Fate||No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll|
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||ENTRY INCOMPLETE: NAA file yet to be fully accessed..|
Statutory Declaration made by Sarah Kilby BAILEY, 71 Tarrangower Street, Yarraville, Victoria, 8 October 1917, to the effect that she was the lawful wife of George BAILEY, having married him on 14 August 1901; he subsequently having entered into a bigamous marriage with Nora BAILEY.
Found guilty by General Court Martial, Sutton Veny, 19 September 1919, of abseting himself from No 2 Group from 22 August until surrendering himself at London on 10 September 1919. In his defence BAILEY stated: 'I have made a fool of myself. I got the worse for drink and although I fully intended to come back next morning I was too ashamed of myself to do so. When I recovered myself again I surrendered to the Corporal of the Guard Warwick Square at midnight on the 9/10th September 1919.' Sentenced to loss of seniority and precedence: appointment as Lieutenant to be from 23 September 1919; and to be severely reprimanded.
Commission cancelled for Absence without Leave, 1 April 1920.
Deemed not eligible for War Medals.Restoration of medal entitlements recommended by Board, 20 June 1923.