Biography

Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of embarkation: 02 June 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Brisbane

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Brevet Major

  • Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Egyptian Order of the Nile, Third Class

  • Unit: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

H00051A

STUDIO PORTRAIT OF MAJOR PERCIVAL JOHN BAILEY DSO, 11TH AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE, OF TOOWOOMBA, QLD. AN ENGINEER PRIOR TO HIS ENLISTMENT ON 20 MARCH 1915, HE EMBARKED FOR OVERSEAS DUTIES ABOARD HMAT MEDIC ON 2 JUNE 1915.

H00051A

Timeline

Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1915-03-20 11th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of embarkation 1915-06-02
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-06-26
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917-10-05
Other 1918-02-15 - 1918-06-15 Commanding Officer of the 11th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-03-10
Other 1918-10-11 - 1919-08-30 Commanding Officer of the 11th Light Horse Regiment.