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John George Michael Bayley

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Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury (Photo Brian Davison, 2009) - No known copyright restrictions

Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury (Photo Brian Davison, 2009) - No known copyright restr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John George Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Bayley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    15428 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 November 1906 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o Major Bayley, Pleasant Point, Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Bayley (mother), Pleasant Point, Timaru, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    15428 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Bayley was the son of Major G. H. W. Bayley, formerly Royal Artillery, and of Ada Bayley, of Pleasant Point, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 16. G. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 32 AWMM
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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