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Cecil Henry BAILEY

Regimental number6
Place of birthCrookwell, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
Addressc/o Mrs Greentree, Laughtondale PO, Lower Hawkesbury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kin..., Mrs Ethel Bailey, District Hospital, Narrandera, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 9 September 1914. Taken on strength, 13th Bn, 21 December 1914. Mortally wounded 3 May 1915.
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 May 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (C. 82.), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 3 May 1915 (perforating wound, abdomen).

Transferred to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, and died of wounds, 7 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAILEY Cecil Henry

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