William E. Bailey

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NAME:
William E. Bailey
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
981037
HOME OF RECORD:
Unknown
NEXT OF KIN:
Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH:
Unknown
SERVICE DATES:
1944- 1946
DATE OF DEATH:
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
None Served B/1/24  746 Private
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private First Class

William Bailey joined Company B, 24th Marines on May 5, 1945. He trained as a replacement BAR gunner, but the war ended before he saw any combat.

When his regiment disbanded, Bailey served with H&S Company of the 17th Service Battalion for two months, then with the Post Service Battalion at Quantico. He was honorably discharged as a Private First Class in the fall of 1946.

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