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James Raymond BALDEY

Regimental number3034
Date of birth7 July 1892
Place of birthTenterfield, New South Wales
SchoolTenterfield Public School, New South Wales
AddressWest End, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Ed Baldey, Morris Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date4 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 December 1917
Place of death or woundingWarneton, Messines, Belgium
Date of death13 December 1917
Age at death25
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Edward and Louisa BALDEY. Native of Tenterfield, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother:2574 Sergeant Clifford John BALDEY, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919; Uncle: 5 Pte Thomas Henry BALDEY, 42nd Bn, died of disease, 13 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal Name appears on Anzac Park Memorial, Townsville, and on Ayr Memorial, Ayr, Queensland.
Place of burialPont d'Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe, Belgium

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