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Regimental number2779
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address9 Nicholson Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T Bailey, 9 Nicholson Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 October 1917
Date of death17 October 1998
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row B, Grave No. 3A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Emily Jane BAILEY, 51 Moore Street, Footscray, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lieutenant WL Bailey, 5th Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 10 May 1918.

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