Percival John BAILEY DSO

Percival John Bailey DSO Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Auctioneer
Enlisted
20-March-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
32
Status
Married
Service No
N/N
Rank
Captain
Unit
11th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
Embarked
02-June-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East
Highest rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Honours and Awards
Distinguished Service Order, Order of the Nile, Mentioned in Despatches
Fate
Returned to Australia
July 1919
Notes

Also named on P.A.F.S.O.A. Beaconsfield Lodge Honour Board.

 

Distinguished Service Order citation: “The King has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of His Majesty’s birthday, to award the Distinguished Service Order for services rendered in connection with military operations in Egypt.” (Awarded 3 June 1918)

 

Order of the Nile citation: “Conferred by His Highness the Sultan of Egypt relating to the conspicuous services rendered whilst serving with the Australian Imperial Force.” (Awarded 16 January 1920)

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