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George Baird Bayley - Stenton

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:31 pm    Post subject: George Baird Bayley - Stenton Reply with quote

Brass plaque to 2nd Lt George Baird Bayley of the 2nd Bn KOSB. Killed at the First Battle of Ypres 24th October, 1914.

(CWGC says 26th)

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:34 pm    Post subject: Unveiling report Reply with quote

(Glasgow herald 11th of September 1916)
"A massive brass tablet has been erected in Stenton Parish Church to the memory of Lieutenant George B, Bayley, only son of Mr Isaac F. Bayley, The Halls, Dunbar, who fell at Ypres in October, 1914"

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BAYLEY, GEORGE BAIRD
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 26/10/1914
Age: 20
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Bn.
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Panel Reference: Panel 22.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Isaac F. and Grace Jane Bayley, of Halls, Dunbar, East Lothian.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2022 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

George Baird Bayley age 20 Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
George was educated at Cheltenham College and at the Royal Military College at Sandhurst from where he was commissioned in the KOSB in January 1914. He landed with his battalion at Le Havre on 15 August 1914 but he was wounded at Le Cateau at the end of the month and he was invalided home. George had only just rejoined his battalion when he was killed at Ypres.
Born 1894 in Spott, Haddingtonshire/East Lothian. Son of Isaac Fenton Bayley and of Grace Jane (Pott) Bayley of The Halls, Spott.
Missing in Action on 26 October 1914 and named on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium
Also named on the adjacent Stenton Parish and Spott Parish War Memorials.
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