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Vivian Robert BAILEY

Regimental number50
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Gourie, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWest Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Bailey, West Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name30th Battalion, Transport Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery, Neuve-Eglise (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert John and Emily BAILEY, Cardiff, New South Wales. Native of Tamworth
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4244 Pte Wilfred Campbell BAILEY, 29th Bn, killed in action, 23 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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