|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Address||572 Crown Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Florence Bailey, 572 Crown Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Militia|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||17th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Place of burial||Grevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 12), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915; disembarked Alexandria from Gallipoli, 23 December 1915 (bronchitis); admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 23 December 1915; transferred to Overseas Base, Ghezirah, 30 December 1915.
Transferred to Imperial School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 27 March 1916; promoted Temporary Corporal, 27 March 1916.
Admitted to No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 9 June 1916; transferred to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 15 July 1916 (enteric); discharged to duty, Tel-el-Kebir, 7 August 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 August 1916.
Taken on strength, 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 24 September 1916; reverted to Private, 25 September 1916; promoted Temporary Corporal, 27 September 1916.
Proceeded to join 53rd Bn, 7 October 1916; taken on strength, 9 October 1916; reverted to Private, 9 October 1916.
Transferred to 17th Bn, 24 November 1916; taken on strength, 25 November 1916.
Wounded in action, 3 May 1917; admitted to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, (shrapnel wound, fractured skull), 3 May 1917; died of wounds, 10 May 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BAILEY William Elvin|