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George William BAILEY

Regimental number5656
Place of birthYankalilla, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTarlee, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Bailey, Tarlee, South Australia
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date4 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 12 October 1917; evacuated to England, 16 October 1917; rejoined unit, 22 January 1918.

Wounded in action, 22 June 1918; rejoined unit, 19 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, 6 September 1919; disembarked, 18 October 1919; discharged, 4 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death13 November 1958
Place of burialNorth Road Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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