William BAILLIE

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BAILLIE, William

Service Number: 1275
Enlisted: 7 February 1916, West Maitland, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wallsend, New South Wales, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, Bullecourt, France, 15 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cessnock St. John's Anglican Church Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

7 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, West Maitland, New South Wales
2 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1275, 34th Infantry Battalion
2 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1275, 34th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
15 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1275, 54th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 54th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

Son of Matthew Baillie, Aberdare Street, Cessnock, New South Wales

Brother of 1063 Arthur Baillie; 6959 Sergeant Matthew Baillie, 9th Bn, returned to Australia 18 July 1919; 1073 John Baillie

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal