Aubrey Nicholas BAYLY

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BAYLY, Aubrey Nicholas

Service Number: NX26410
Enlisted: 24 June 1940, Paddington, Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/12th Field Ambulance
Born: Coolah, New South Wales, Australia, 11 April 1915
Home Town: Coonabarabran, Warrumbungle Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, At sea aboard AHS Centaur (off Brisbane, Queensland, Australia), 14 May 1943, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gunnedah Remembrance Grove, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital Centaur Wing, Sydney Memorial (Sydney War Cemetery) Rookwood
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN NX26410
24 Jun 1940: Enlisted Private, SN NX26410, Paddington, Sydney
24 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX26410, 2nd/12th Field Ambulance
24 Jun 1940: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX26410, 2nd/12th Field Ambulance
14 May 1943: Involvement Private, SN NX26410, 2nd/12th Field Ambulance
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX26410, 2nd/12th Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Aubrey Nicholas BAYLY was born in Coolah, NSW on 11th April, 1915

His parents were John Nicholas BAYLY & Mary Ellen BUCKLEY who married in NSW in 1908

He married Isabel Mary SIMMONS in Sydney in 1937 - 2 known children Gordon & Frances

Aubrey was Killed in Action on 14th May, 1943 at sea off Brisbane in the sinking of the ship Centaur