Bailey, Albert A

Dates: [c. 1897-1915]

War Service: Albert Bailey served as a gunner in the “A" Battery 179th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. His service number was L/31732. He was killed by accident on 11th November 1915 at Milford Camp and is buried at Brockley Cemetery.

Location of Memorial: Gunner Bailey is buried in Brockley Cemetery where his name is recorded on the screen wall listing those whose graves have no headstone.

Details: He was born in c.1897 in London, the son of James George Bailey and Alice Bailey, of Covington, Kimbolton, Hunts. In 1911 he was living at 25 Whitcher Street, New Cross with his parents James and Alice. His father was a police constable. He had three brothers Albert, William and Frank, and four Alice sisters Nellie, Agnes and Ethel. He was employed as a sugar broker’s clerk.


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