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Walter Norman BAYLISS

Regimental number3684
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolStanmore Superior Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingInstitute of Accountants of New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressHinemoa, Victoria Street, Greenwich, Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S C Bayliss, Hinemoa, Vic Street, Greenwich, Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death25 July 1916
Age at death23
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Charles and Sarah Christiana BAYLISS, Victoria Street, Greenwich, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10121 Alfred John BAYLISS, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, killed by shell at Noreuil, France, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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