France Bailey (c.1896-1916)
An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- BAILEY, FRANCE. No 28506. Private. 2nd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Slaithwaite. Son of Mr and Mrs Jim Bailey, 8 New House, Moorside, Slaithwaite. Connected with the Shred Church and Sunday School. Enlisted April 1916. Went out to Salonica, Greece, in June 1916. Killed in action, 31.10.1916, aged 20 years. Buried in STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY, GREECE. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row G, Grave 4.
- ROH:- Slaithwaite War Memorial; Pole Moor Baptist Church; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private BAILEY
- regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
- died: Tuesday, October 31, 1916
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 332925
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #332925)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #126367)