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Walter Leslie BAILEY

Regimental number192
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address9 Nicholson Street, Ballarat
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinThomas Bailey, 9 Nicholson Street, Ballarat
Previous military serviceServed in 3rd Victorian Regiment; Rifle Instructor before embarking for overseas 1917; also served in Egpyt with 29th Infantry
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name29th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Australian Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingDied of wounds in Military Hospital, France
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2779 Sgt Thomas BAILEY, INF 54, died of wounds in France, 17/10/17.

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