|Place of birth||Petersfield, Hampshire, England|
|School||Petersfield Board School, Hampshire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Runnymede, Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Brother, George Bailey, Petersfield, Hampshire, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||2058|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||33|
|Place of burial||St. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 12), Rouen, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Harriett BAILEY, Petersfield, Hants, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 21 July 1915; taken on strength, 6th Bn, Gallipoli, 27 July 1915; admitted to hospital, Malta, 12 August 1915 (officer's orderly).
Disembarked Alexandria from England, 13 January 1916; rejoined 6th Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, 15 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 2 April 1916.
Wounded in action, France, 25 July 1916; admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 25 July 1916 (gun shot wound, arm, neck and shoulder); transferred to No 6 Motor Ambulance, 25 July 1916; to No 3 Casuatly Clearing Station, 25 July 1916; to Ambulance Train No 20, 26 July 1916; to No 1 Canadian General Hospital, Rouen, 26 July 1916; embarked for England, 1 August 1916; admitted to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, 2 August 1916; to Woodcote Park Council Hospital, Epsom, 9 September 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 December 1916; marched into 1st Australian Base Depot, Etaples, 15 December 1916; rejoined 6th Bn, 15 December 1916.
[no details of service between 15 December 1916 and 13 December 1917].
Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 13 December 1917 (pyrexia of unknown origin); transferred to 14th Field Rest Station, 13 December 1917; to 5th Australian Division Receiving Station, 14 December 1917; to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 16 December 1917; rejoined unit, 29 December 1917.
On leave to the United Kingdom, 7 January 1918; returned from leave, 24 January 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 17 May 1918 (septic traumatic abrasions, face); transferred to 1st Divisional Rest Station, 17 May 1918; to No 15 Casualty Clearing Station, 17 May 1918 (impetigo); to No 25 General Hospital, 17 May 1918; discharged to Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Havre, 15 June 1918; marched out to unit, 11 July 1918; rejoined unit, 16 July 1918.
Wounded in action, 23 August 1918; admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 24 August 1918 (gun shot wound, back); transferred to No 41 Casualty Clearing Station, 24 August 1918; to Ambulance Train No 34, 24 August 1918; to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 24 August 1918; died of wounds, 26 August 1918Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BAILEY Harold|