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Forename(s): Arthur William
Place of Birth: Liverpool, Lancashire
Service No: 13647
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-29
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6A and 6B.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AIRTON, YORKSHIRE
Arthur William Bailey (born 1 November 1896) was the son of William George and Anne Elizabeth Bailey, née Dean. Both parents were born at Liverpool, Lancashire. Arthur's brother, Private Herbert Leslie Bailey (51638), was killied in action on 21 March 1918 whilst serving with the 10th (Service) Bn Lancashire Fusiliers.
1901 Liverpool, Lancashire Census: 69, Cockburn Street - Arthur W. Bailey, aged 4 years, born Liverpool, son of Ann E. Bailey (married).
1911 Fazakerley, Lancashire Census: 32, Ashdale Road - Arthur William Bailey, aged 14 years, born Liverpool, Lancashire, son of William George and Ann Elizabeth Bailey.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Arthur Bailey, 13647, West Riding Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 26 August 1915.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
BAILEY, Arthur W., [Otterburn], aged 20, West Riding Regiment, killed in action July 29, 1916.
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Private Arthur William BAILEY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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