Donated By: Jeanette Poole
Description: Private Les Bailey (on leave during World War II) with sisters May Rowan (left) and Dimpna McPherson (right).
QX27499 Private L.E.Bailey, 2/7th Battalion AIF, killed in action in New Guinea on 3 April 1945.
Z:Service Number: QX27499 Rank: Private Unit: 2/7th Australian Infantry Battalion Service: Australian Army Conflict / Operation: Second World War, 1939-1945 Conflict eligibility date: Second World War, 1939-1947 Date of death: 3 April 1945 Place of death: New Guinea Cause of death: Killed in action Cemetery or memorial details: Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
X:BAILEY LESLIE EDWIN : Service Number - QX27499 : Date of birth - 23 Jan 1917 : Place of birth - BOWEN QLD : Place of enlistment - BRISBANE QLD : Next of Kin - BAILEY ARTHUR