Died : 26 Nov 1914
Rank : Chief Stoker
Service no at death: 284399
Surname: BAILEY
Forename: HARRY
Initials: H
Date of Birth 27 Jan 1877
Place of BirthWimborne
Place of Birth SourceMemorial Roll
Address 26 Brompton Road, Eastney, Portsmouth (1911)
Schools attended
Employment / tradeFarm labourer
Place of work
Family (parents and grandparents)Parents - Walter Bailey (1852- ) and Ann Louisa Udell (1853-1889). Grandparents - Charlton Udell (1831-1914) and Elizabeth Luther (1825-1884)
Spouse Name Kate Wells m. 1904 Canford Magna. 3 children.
Regiment at call-up
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-upLeading Stoker
Service no at call-up284399
Date of attestation -
Date of call-up -
Area reported to
Naval vessels served HMS Bulwark
Decorations and awards
Other service details
Other rank
Other service no
Service facts
Age at death37
Date of death 26 Nov 1914
Regiment at deathRoyal Navy
Battalion at death
Rank at deathChief Stoker
Circumstances of deathHMS Bulwark was lost after an internal explosion off Sheerness, Kent. 788 men lost their lives.
Service no at death284399
Field of action at deathHome
Place of deathoff Sheerness, Kent
Location of graveBody not recovered remembered on Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Other memorialsBrass plaque in Canford Magna Church
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