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Leslie Owen BAILEY

Regimental number7692
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSugar grower
Address17 Holmesdale Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs S Bailey, Babinda, Darval Street, Eastwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 1st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1919
Discharge date13 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 9 December 1919; disembarked, 2 February 1920; discharged, 13 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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