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Sergeant Francis John Bailey, MM

5th Battalion, Australian Pioneers
Died of Wounds, 5th Casualty Clearing Centre, France and Flanders, 1st June 1918, aged 23.

  • Buried: Crouy British Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave II.E.26
  • Awarded: Military Medal, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Francis and Ann Bailey [nee Clark], Shop, Plough Road, Chapel End
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Chapel End and Hartshill

Links to Relevant Information

1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Mar Qtr 1887 at Stockingford
  • Lived at Plough Hill, Atherstone [1901]
  • Lived at nr Bridge, Hartshill [1911]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner [1911]
  • Enlisted 14th August 1915 at West Maitland, New South Wales. Click here for his service record
  • Military Medal awarded for Bravery in the Field on 20 Nov 1917. Documents in Gallery above

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