Private Joseph Edward Bailey

Army Number: 16364

Battalion: 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Derby. Son of Daniel and Mary Jane Bailey. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He went to France on 27th August 1915 and was killed in action, 1st July 1916, in the attack on the German positions at Ovillers, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private Joseph Edward Bailey is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Mansfield District Council Offices Roll of Honour, Civic Centre, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.