Herbert George BAGLEY

47th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 2137

Killed in Action, 7 June 1917, Messines, Belgium.

Biographical Details  

Born: 11 July 1891 at Eton via Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Thomas BAGLEY.

Mother: Annie RABBIT.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: Eton State School, QLD.

Occupation: Horsebreaker


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 20 March 1916 at Rockhampton, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Eton near Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

16 August 1916 with 47th  Battalion,

4th  Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on

Ship H.M.A.T. A42 "Boorara".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 7 June 1917 while serving with 47th  Battalion at Messines, Belgium at the age of 25 years.

Burial place or Memorial: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. Annie Bagley, Eton near Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


Commemorative Details


Panel 143,  Australian War Memorial;

The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

Panel No: 27;

Eton War Memorial;

Mackay Cenotaph;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

Bagley Street, West Mackay.


Other Sources/Acknowledgements:  

Queenslanders who fought in the Great War.



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