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Leon Bethel BAILEY

Regimental number59467
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Walkes
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressWest Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinFather, P Bailey, Lochena, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces for 5 years; still serving in 14th Infantry Regiment at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date8 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date8 November 1919
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 17 July 1918; disembarked London, England, 27 September 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 24 October 1919; discharged, 8 November 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAILEY Leon Bethel

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