Cecil Francis William Bailey
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|Date of Birth||21 May 1903|
|Place of Birth||Forrestdale, Western Australia|
|Death||9 Aug 1977, aged 74|
|Place of Death||Albany, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||39 years, 1 month|
5'5»" (1.65m) tall ; 133lbs|
60.328 kg; fresh complexion ; blue eyes ; light brown hair
|Address||Qualeup, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Dorothy Isobel Bailey|
|Date of Enlistment||20 Jun 1942|
|Unit/Formation||6th (Albany) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
During 1931 Cecil married Dorothy Isobel Hadlow in Katanning (1902 - 1977). Dorothy died in Albany on 5 Jun 1977.They had four children with one being Brian Francis Bailey (1932 - 2010).In addition to farming he also worked as a saw miller.
Electoral Roll entries: 1925 - 1943 at Qualeup, via Donnybrook, farmer.
Cecil enlisted at Kojonup on 20 Jun 1942 and was taken on strength by the 6th (Albany) VDC Battalion. His services were terminated when VDC Battalions were abolished on 15 Oct 1945.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Qualeup, farmer; 1958 at 'Maidstone', Kojonup, farmer; 1968 - 1972 at 51 Wylie crescent, Albany, farmer