Harry Norman Bailey, Age 28
Private, 252019, 49th Battalion (Alberta Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force.
Harry had at some point immigrated to Canada and married a Violet Maud Bailey of
Saskatchewan. He enlisted on the 21st December 1916, and at that time was said to be
5ft 8 ins, in height with dark brown hair and brown eyes. Harry was 25 years old
when he enlisted having been born on July 1st 1890; his occupation given at the time
of his enlistment is that of a Farmer.
On August 12th 1918 he was killed in action, probably by enemy shelling during a minor action to take the village of Farvillers. Harry lies buried in Bouchoir New British cemetery in grave YD.1.
Inscription added to head stone by, Mrs. V. M. Bailey, Pennant, Saskatchewan, Canada.
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