Vietnam War Memorial - Private (Pte.) Errol Bailey - Bailey Park, Abermain, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 32° 48.752 E 151° 26.484
56H E 354087 N 6368419
Quick Description: Bailey Park in Kurri Kurri is dedicated to Errol Bailey, who died in 1968, aged 23 years, in the Vietnam War.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 12/6/2017 11:40:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMX75G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI
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Long Description:
Below the Dedicated Tree (Liquid Amber) is a bronze plaque on a small stone, which reads:
	       [Cessnock 
		  City Council logo]
       BAILEY PARK
In recognition of Private Errol John Bailey
   Born at Kurri Kurri District Hospital
  8 May 1945 - Killed in Action in Vietnam
  13 May 1968. A Dedicated School Teacher
  who was Conscripted into the Australian
       Army during the Vietnam War.
 	His name is listed on the
      Australian Vietnam Honour Roll.

The following information is forthcoming from the Australian War Memorial: Errol John Bailey

Service Number:	2786313
Final Rank:	Private
Unit:		1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Place of Death:	South Vietnam, Vietnam
Cemetery:	Beresfield Crematorium, Beresfield, NSW
Source:		AWM153 Roll of Honour cards, Vietnam

Bailey Park is a narrow recreational park right beside Cessnock Road, with a walkway and cycleway running through it.

Address: Cessnock Road, Abermain, NSW, 2326
Council: Cessnock City Council

Visited: 1611, Sunday, 14 August, 2016
Placed by:: Cessnock City Council

Date Placed: Not listed

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