1. Book:The Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918

Awards & Titles:


Early Life :

Born at Alverstoke, Hampshire circa 1865.

In 1900 he is recorded as being a Butler, a calling which is reiterated in the 1901 census when resident at "The Castle" in Chatham Dockyard - a further note states that he is Butler to Admiral Holland (Swinton Colthurst Holland - Admiral Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard 1899-1902).

Marriage certificate shows that he married Elizabeth Albery at Trinity Church, Chelsea on 23rd December 1891 when they were both living at 3 Sloane Gardens, Chelsea.

Education & Career :

Butler (1891-1900)

Military :


Unit :Not Yet Known 
Attached : 
Action :No Data 

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Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Brownrigg Lodge of Unity No. 1424 E.C.East Kent

5th July 1900
2nd August 1900
6th September 1900

The records for Brownrigg Lodge of Unity at United Grand Lodge show that he "Died 3rd Mar 1919"

Discrepancies (Require checks, clarity or further research) :

The Masonic Roll of Honour shows that William J. Bailey is a Lance Corporal. It is proving difficult to find a military legend for this soldier.

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