Bailes Thomas Sergeant 4445792

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Sgt T Bailes' CWGC headstone.
Sgt T Bailes' CWGC headstone.

Name Bailes Thomas
Army number 4445792
Rank Sergeant
Date of birth 1905/06.
Age 34
Unit Attested 7/1/27 as a Regular Soldier for 7/5 years in The Durham Light Infantry. Discharged 6/1/39. Re-enlisted in the 9th Durham Light Infantry on 14/3/39, T, for 4 years. Posted to ? 12th Bn DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/40, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority R. Casualty.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Miner. Stepson of Lucy Bailes, husband of Florence Bailes, Shieldfield. Buried Sp. Mem. Plot 8. Row C. Grave 14. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS