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William BAILEY

Regimental number8
SchoolWoomelang State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWoomelang
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Brown, Woomelang
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death25 October 1916
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers(II. D. 16. ), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs J. Brown (formerly Bailey), and the late Mr. J. Bailey. Native of Woomelang, Victoria

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