The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Bailey
First Name:
Neville Ernest
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX10920
Classification:
Fitter and Technical Storeman
Company:
Attached 2/4th, 88 Light Aid Detachment
Enlisted:
12.02.1941
DOB:
21.06.1920
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Paul Bert Bailey
Mothers's Name:
Eliza Bailey
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Warehouseman
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 29, Age 24.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘B’ Force Borneo
POW#:
485
Cause of Death:
Malaria
Place of Death:
Sandakan No2 Camp
Date of Death:
10.06.1945

General Description

Taken on Strength from 2/4th Field Workshops on 20.2.1941. Transferred to 88 L.A.D. on 27.12.1941.

Neville was one of five sons and four daughters born to Paul and Eliza Bailey.  Paul Bailey and Eliza Taylor married in Fremantle in 1901.  The Bailey family resided at Inglewood.

Paul loved water sports and passionate about cars.  He was the proud owner of a 1928 Chrysler. He worked at Sydney Atkinson  Motors as a storeman prior to enlisting.

 

Bailey, Neville
Bailey, Neville

 

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Bailey Neville

Neville was from Maylands.

His father died in 1955 aged 78 years and his mother died in 1956 aged 75 years.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
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