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Bailey, J.M., L/Cpl., 1915

Photo: Brian Chandler

In Newcastle upon Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave with a private headstone of 1726 Lance Corporal Joseph M. Bailey, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers who died 11/12/1915.

The family headstone reads:

In loving memory
Lance Corpl. Joseph M. Bailey
who died Dec. 11th 1915,
of wounds received in action
April 26th 1915, aged 23 years.
Also Mary Ann Bailey
who died Dec. 10th 1908,
aged 17 years.
Also Ethel Cawthorne
who died Aug. 4th 1925
aged 34 years.
Jane Blackburn Bailey
died Feb. 1st 1929, aged 63 years.
Also Joseph Henry Bailey
who died March 22nd 1942
aged 78 years.

The CWGC entry for Lance Corporal Bailey

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk