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Percival John BAILEY

Date of birth28 September 1882
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressArthur Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Elizabeth Bailey, Arthur Street,Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date20 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollHeadquarters, 1st Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Major


Unit: 11th Light Horse
Promotion date: 1 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 7 November 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Order of the Nile, 2nd Class


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33
Date: 1 April 1920

Discharge date29 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East

Wounded in action, 19 April 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 22 July 1919; discharged, 29 October 1919.

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, Order of the Nile, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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