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William Edward Palmer BAILEY

Regimental number14157
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs J C Bailey, 298 Lennox Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board No 2 Hospital Ship Kanowna on 1 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll141
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Discharge date4 June 1918
Other details

Enlisted twice: 1st enlistment 246 days (of which 211 days were abroad); discharged, 28 November 1916; 2nd enlistment, No. 19827, 14 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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