Bailey, Robert –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey, of 116, Hall Lane, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire; husband of Lilly Bailey (nee Hodgin), of 47, Todd Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Previous service in 2nd Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Formerly Private 8677, 5th Bn., Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Wounded in the leg.

Personal details

  • Surname: Bailey
  • Forename: Robert
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Rifleman
  • Unit: 3rd (Regular Reserve) Battalion.
  • Service number: Mar-31
  • Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles
  • Enlistment date: December 12th, 1914 - 1914-12-12
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 21/05/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5h
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 15/11/1918

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