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Richard Edwin BAILEY

Regimental number5052
Place of birthWilmington, South Australia
SchoolWilmington State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressWilmington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Bailey, Wilmington Post Office, Wilmington, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 February 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery.Row G, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Emily Augusta BAILEY. Native of Wilmington, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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