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John Edward Bailey

Name on Board JE Bailey
Name on Service
John Edward  Bailey
Enlistment Age 39
Occupation Fireman
Place of Birth Liverpool, England
Next of Kin Mary Bailey
Address 245 Beaufort St, Liverpool, England
Marital Status M
Enlistment Date 12/07/1915
Service No. 3001
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 29/09/1915
Embarkation Ship RMS Osterley
Unit on Embarkation 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 25/07/1916
Unit on Death 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
France (no known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Additional Information Daughters: Mary Jane, Rose Anne, Ann; Sons: John Gerard, Thomas Bailey. Williamstown Connection: His service records note that a letter was received from Councillor Henderson of Williamstown in March 1921 enquiring as to date of death. It is believed that he was living at the Royal Hotel, Nelson Place prior to enlistment.  His wife notes on Roll of Honour Circular that his main place of connection is Williamstown, Vic
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