George Henry BAILEY

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BAILEY, George Henry

Service Number: 1786
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Barker, South Australia, 16 April 1881
Home Town: Mount Barker, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Chef
Died: Killed in action, France, 24 December 1916, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Memorials: Adelaide Grand Masonic Lodge WW1 Honour Board, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1786, 43rd Infantry Battalion
12 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1786, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
24 Dec 1916: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 1786, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Heather Ernszt

Son of George Henry Bailey and Mary May Evans.

Husband of Jennie, nee Nautes (married in 1904 in Victoria)

Father of Alice May Bailey, Elsie Jean Baily and George David Sutherland (adopted son).