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Robert Lester BAILEY

Regimental number170
SchoolParramatta State School, NSW and Fremantle State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressBedtrowingbury, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWilliam Bailey, Bedtrowingbury, Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollLH1SA
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1916
Place of death or woundingMericourt, France

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