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Thos. S. Bailey

Sergeant

4th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss E. Edmends
  • Plaque: 2919

Additional Info

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Biography

Thomas Bailey was a sergeant in the 54th Infantry Battalion. His Regimental No. was 12779. He was born in Ballarat and when he enlisted there he was a single, 23 year old blacksmith. During the fierce and confused fighting around Passchendaele his area was subjected to a heavy barrage of mustard gas and he was killed. He is buried in the Lijessenthoek Military Cemetery in Belgium.
Tree No. 2919

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour