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Wilfred Campbell BAILEY

Regimental number4244
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
SchoolPublic School Gourie, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Penfold, Cardiff, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Cemetery, Beaumetz-les-Cambrai (Row B, Grave No. 39), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert John and Emily BAILEY, Cardiff, New South Wales. Native of Tamworth, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 50 Corporal Vivian Robert BAILEY, 30th Bn, killed in action, France, 23 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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