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Robert James BAILEY

Robert James BAILEY

Male 1921 - 1940  (~ 19 years)    Has 187 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Robert James BAILEY 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Dec Q 1921  (in or near), Cleadon, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: Bailey, Robert J q4 1921 mother's maiden name: Summers, S Shields RD 10a 1597
    Gender Male 
    Military Service to 1 Jan 1940 
    RAF in WW2 
    • Robert was a Sergeant in the RAF at the time of his death (aged 18).

      More information about the crash in which he died can be found on this
      Peak District air crashes website
      as well as on the BBC WW2 people's war webpage

      This
      Dutch website
      commemorates those who list their lives in the battle helping to defend the Netherlands after Germany invaded. The crash in which Robert lost his life does not fit within the criterion described on the site, but it was in training to take part in that battle that he died, and so prsumably why he is
      remembered here
      .

      More about the airbase at Upper Heyford where Robert was training on Wikipedia - including pictures of an "RAF memorial" there - more on the RAF Upper Heyford website.
    Died 1 Jan 1940  Snaefell, Isle of Man See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • IOM reg: 1940, Bailey, Robert James, age: 18, district: Lezayre, vol. 311, p. 747
    CWGC entry
    Whitburn War Memorial - stone to the men of Marsden
    War Memorial Aft 1940  Ryhope Grammar School, Sunderland, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    War Memorial Aft 1940  The Green, Whitburn, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Whitburn War Memorial - Marsden men stone 
    Buried The Cemetery, Boldon, Whitburn, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • He is buried in grave Sec U Uncons Grave 40, Boldon (Whitburn) Cemetery.
    Person ID I314  All | henryAdorbailey
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 

    Father Robert James ("Rob") BAILEY,   b. 21 Aug 1893, Station Town, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec Q 1975, South Shields Reg Dist, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Ada SUMMERS,   b. Sep Q 1894, Houghton Le Spring Reg Dist, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec Q 1938, Durham N.E. Reg Dist, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Sep Q 1916  South Shields Reg Dist, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • GRO ref: q2 1916 South Shields RD 10a 1413
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F214  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1940 - Snaefell, Isle of Man See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsWar Memorial - Whitburn War Memorial - Marsden men stone - Aft 1940 - The Green, Whitburn, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - The Cemetery, Boldon, Whitburn, Co. Durham, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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    Pin Legend Address Church or Cemetery Military service or death Hospital Small location Town / City County, state or province Country Registration District Place of education Court Property Not Set

  • Photos
    Ada and Robert Bailey
    Robert Bailey
    Whitburn War Memorial
    Robert Bailey in flying suit
    Happy Bailey bathers