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Walter John BAILEY

Regimental number2871
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCarrington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Bailey, Fitzroy Street, Carrington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Discharge date16 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 3 September 1919; disembarked, 24 October 1919; discharged, 16 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 September 1959
Place of burialNewcastle Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium

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