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Robert James BAILEY

Regimental number8
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSydney Street, Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Bailey, Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death8 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert James and Elizabeth BAILEY. Native of Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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