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Stanley Hector BAILEY

Regimental number1790
Place of birthCorryong, Victoria
SchoolColac Colac State School, Upper Murray, Victoria
AddressCorryong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.1
Height5' 10.25"
Weight169 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Bailey, Corryong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1916
Place of enlistmentTallangatta, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 31), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine Allan BAILEY. Born at Corryong, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2578 Pte Allan Stewart BAILEY, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 16 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 October 1916.

Taken on strength, 37th Bn, 26 October 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.

Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, in the field, 15 December 1916 (mumps), and transferred to 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; to 7th General Hospital, St Omer, 16 Decemver 1916; rejoined unit, in the field, 6 January 1917.

Wounded in action, 28 January 1917 (gun shot wound, left shoulder).

Died of wounds, 10th Australian Field Abulance, 4 am, 29 January 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAILEY Stanley Hector

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