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Army Number: NX46624Image not available
Surname: BAILEY
First Names: William Joseph
Known as: Sawyer Bill
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Violet Elizabeth BAILEY
Date of Birth: 21/9/1907
Place of Birth: Wollongong, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 12/7/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Bellingen, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 4th Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: HQ
Platoon: Tpt.
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah; Adam Road or Park; River Valley Road
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 1
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 12/5/1944
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 2.E.5
Memorial: Bellingen, NSW
Information: Died of illness (Doi) Changi (Malnutrition, Malaria etc) on 12/5/1944; DVA Nominal Roll shows date of birth as 21/9/1908
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