Cecil Francis William Bailey

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Cecil Francis William Bailey
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Personal Information
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
Description 5'5»" (1.65m) tall ; 133lbs
60.328 kg
; fresh complexion ; blue eyes ; light brown hair
Occupation farmer
Religion Methodist
Address Qualeup, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Dorothy Isobel Bailey
Military Information
Reg Number W71467
Date of Enlistment 20 Jun 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 6th (Albany) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

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.

War Service

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.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at Qualeup, farmer; 1958 at 'Maidstone', Kojonup, farmer; 1968 - 1972 at 51 Wylie crescent, Albany, farmer


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