Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Christopher Thomas Bailey

In memory of:

Sergeant Christopher Thomas Bailey

April 28, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

13199

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 19, 1885
Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

September 18, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Edward Thomas Bailey, of Greenwich, England, and of Mary J. Gunton (formerly Bailey), of Gibson's Landing, Howe Sound, British Columbia.

Brother of Basil Wilberforce Bailey who died on February 9, 1918 who died while serving with Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) and brother of Benjamin Bernard Bailey who died on May 24, 1915 while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 15.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 159 of 1072.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 9, 1915. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist57y129uvic#mode/1up

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