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  • Photo was published on 8th November 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Lenton Nottingham
He was the son of William Arthur and Harriet Eliza Bailey and the brother of Gladys Matilda, Dorothy May, Edith Annie and Winifred Maud Bailey. In 1911 they lived at 26 Grove Road Lenton and later at 10 Wellington Square Derby Road (both Nottingham).
In 1911 he was a cycle enameller.
12 Oct 1915
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324903 - CWGC Website
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Lance Sergeant
2nd Bn Grenadier Guards
Lance Sergeant Arthur Charles Bailey, enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards. He landed in France with his battalion on 12th September 1914 and he was killed in action on 12th October 1915 [1] and is buried in St Mary's A.D.S Cemetery grave reference 9.D.1 [1] The Commonwealth War Graves Commission record his death as taking place on 11th October. However, it is shown as 12th October in 'Soldiers Died in the Great War,' the register of the disposal of his personal effects, on the caption of the photograph when his death was first reported and in the family's 'in memoriam' notice below
In memoriam published 12th October 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BAILEY. – In loving memory of our only son and brother, Lance-Sergt. Arthur (Arch) Bailey, Grenadier Guards, who made the great sacrifice October 12th, at Loos, 1915. Ever in our thoughts.” Above in memoriam and information re his death date are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photo was published on 8th November 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Arthur Charles Bailey - Photo was published on 8th November 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918