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Arthur Bayliss

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Bayliss AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1182 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 February 1902 AWMM FaringdonEngland AWMM
    Faringdon, England AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Otakeho, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A.H. Bayliss (father), Stanford, Berkshire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1182 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    14 October 1943 AWMM
    'Corporal Bayliss was in action at MITEIRIYA RIDGE, Egypt, on 24 October 1942 when the intensity of the enemy’s fire forced his Regiment to withdraw. In spite of the heavy fire being experienced he collected numerous casualties and remained with them until they could be brought to shelter. Later, at Wadi Matratyn, on 16 December 1942 he took an ambulance forward under unceasing fire from heavy enemy tanks and other arms to collect wounded from our light tanks, although the evacuation of casualties under such conditions would normally have been carried out only by armoured vehicles. Corporal Bayliss at all times displayed particular devotion to the collection and evacuation of wounded and his attention to routine medical duties, even under fire, was exemplary.'. (Source: The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Bayliss, Arthur. (Ref. WO 373/26/253). Military Medal. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    HaweraTaranaki AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    • 'The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East.' (London Gazette, 14 October 1943, p.4548.). Military Medal.
      http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/36209/supplements/4548
      Further Reference
    • 'Corporal Bayliss was in action at MITEIRIYA RIDGE, Egypt, on 24 October 1942 when the intensity of the enemy’s fire forced his Regiment to withdraw. In spite of the heavy fire being experienced he collected numerous casualties and remained with them until they could be brought to shelter. Later, at Wadi Matratyn, on 16 December 1942 he took an ambulance forward under unceasing fire from heavy enemy tanks and other arms to collect wounded from our light tanks, although the evacuation of casualties under such conditions would normally have been carried out only by armoured vehicles. Corporal Bayliss at all times displayed particular devotion to the collection and evacuation of wounded and his attention to routine medical duties, even under fire, was exemplary.'. (Source: The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Bayliss, Arthur. (Ref. WO 373/26/253). Military Medal.
      http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D7362226
      Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Sutherland, J. (1989). Gallantry awards to New Zealanders in World War Two. Christchurch, N.Z.: Regal Medals. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 16 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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