Thomas BAILEY

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BAILEY, Thomas

Service Number: 2779
Enlisted: 25 June 1915, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Ballarat, Central Highlands, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Ballarat, Victoria
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 17 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XIII, Row B, Grave 3A
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
30 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2779, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
30 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2779, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
17 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2779, 54th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
Date unknown: Involvement 54th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

Son of Thomas and Emily Jane Bailey 9 Nicholson Street, Ballarat East, Victoria

Brother of Lieutenant Walter Leslie Bailey, 5th Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 10 May 1918.