William BAILEY

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BAILEY, William

Service Numbers: 8, 8A
Enlisted: 9 June 1915, Woomelang, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Beulah, Victoria, April 1895
Home Town: Woomelang, Yarriambiack, Victoria
Schooling: Woomelang Public School
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 25 October 1916
Cemetery: AIF Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 8, Woomelang, Victoria
10 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 8, 8th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 8, 8th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 8A, 31st Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...8A Private William Bailey, 31st Battalion, of Beulah, Vic. Pte Bailey enlisted on 9 June 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Wandilla on 9 November 1915. He also served with the 8th Brigade Headquarters. He was killed in action on 25 October 1916 in France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)