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David Alexander Bailey

Memorial stone at Bromley Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees December 2012Memorial stone broad view at Bromley Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees December 2012 - This image may be subject to copyright

Memorial stone at Bromley Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees December 2012Memorial stone broad view a …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Bailey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    27805 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 7 Tone Street, Bluff, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Alexander Bailey (father), 211 Earn Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 28 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    27805 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • David Bailey was the son of Alexander and Sarah Catherine Bailey of Christchurch. AWMM
    • Brother of Sgt Lloyd George BAILEY 30230 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 7 March 2015 - Family plot headstone and various research see
      https://flic.kr/p/fa4ADE

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    EgyptNorth 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. 10 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Invercargill Cenotaph, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Bluff War Memorial AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 March 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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