We remember The Honourable Wilfred Russell Bailey

We remember The Honourable Wilfred Russell Bailey

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Timeline

1891
birth United Kingdom Source:9144813 27th June 1891
1893
sibling Lieutenant The Honourable Gerald Sergison Bailey Source:9144813 22nd November 1893
1896
sibling The Honourable Dulcie Editha Bailey Source:9144813 23rd November 1896
1899
sibling Midshipman The Honourable Bernard Michael Bailey Source:9144813 17th January 1899
1910
education Royal Military College Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:9144813 1910 - February 1911
1911
service British Army Second Lieutenant Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Source:9144904 4th February 1911 - 27th September 1912
1911
commission Regular Source:9144813 4th February 1911
1912
service British Army Lieutenant Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Source:9144904 28th September 1912 - 31st May 1915
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9144797 11th September 1914
1914
appointments Adjutant, Grenadier Guards Source:9144813 12th November 1914 - 16th September 1916
1915
service British Army Temporary Captain Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Source:9144904 1st June 1915 - 14th July 1915
1915
service British Army Captain Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Source:9144904 15th July 1915 - 15th September 1916
1916
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9144904 15th September 1916
1916
service British Army Acting Major Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Headquarters Source:9144813 16th September 1916 - 11th October 1918
1916
appointments Second in Command, 2nd Bn Granedier Guards Source:9144904 10th October 1916 - January 1918
1918
appointments Temp Battalion Commander, 1st Bn Granedier Guards Source:9144904 January 1918
1918
hospitalisation He was temporarily commanding the 1st Battalion in August 1918 when he was wounded in the operations of 23 - 25 Aug. He recovered to take command of 1st Battalion at the beginning of October 1918. Hospital/Institution Source:9144904 23rd August 1918 - October 1918
1918
appointments Battalion Commander, 1st Bn Grenadier Guards Source:9144813 27th September 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Lieutenant Colonel Grenadier Guards 1st Battalion Source:9144813 12th October 1918 - 9th March 1919
1919
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9144813 11th January 1919
1919
awards Croix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award Source:9144813 29th January 1919
1919
marriage Victora Mary Enid Ann Dugdale Source:9144813 27th February 1919 - 1939
1919
service British Army Major Grenadier Guards Source:9144813 10th March 1919 - 2nd February 1924
1919
service British Army Brevet Major Grenadier Guards Source:9144813 3rd June 1919 - 2nd February 1924
1924
discharge Source:9144813 2nd February 1924
1928
employment Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire Brecknockshire United Kingdom Source:9144878 26th April 1928 - 11th January 1948
1932
awards Officer' Order of St John of Jerusalem Other Civilian Service Award Source:9144813 21st June 1932
1934
service British Army Honorary Colonel Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9144813 18th April 1934
1934
appointments Honorary Colonel, The Monmouthshire Regiment Source:9144813 18th April 1934
1934
employment Justice of the Peace Legal United Kingdom Source:9144813 18th April 1934
1939
service British Army Major 17922 Welsh Guards Source:9144813 30th September 1939
1939
appointments Battalion Commander, Training Bn Welsh Guards Source:9144904 1939
1939
appointments Honorary Col, Brecknock Bn, South Wales Borderers Source:9144878 1939
1939
service British Army Honorary Colonel The South Wales Borderers Brecknock Battalion Source:9144878 1939
1942
appointments Commander of Auxiliary Units Source:9144904 February 1942
1942
marriage Margaret Eldydd Shoubridge Source:9144813 17th March 1942 - 12th January 1948
1943
children The Honourable Elizabeth Shan Josephine Legge-Bourke nee Bailey Source:9144813 10th September 1943
1943
discharge Source:9144813 13th October 1943
1946
discharge Source:9144813 1st October 1946
1947
service British Army Honorary Colonel 17922 Royal Artillery 638 Light Anti Air Craft Regiment (Brecknock) Source:9144813 24th April 1947
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9144878
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel 17922 Welsh Guards Source:9144813
hospitalisation Wounded Hospital/Institution Source:9144878
employment Chairman Brecon Standing Joint Committee Brecon United Kingdom Source:9144878
education Bailey House Eton College Berkshire United Kingdom Source:9144799
employment Councillor Brecon County Council Brecon United Kingdom Source:9144878
1948
death Not War Related Died suddenly of hear failure yesterday at the age of 56 at his home near Crickhowell, Breconshire. Glanusk Park United Kingdom Source:9144813 Source:9144878 12th January 1948

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names The Honourable Wilfred Russell
Initials THWR
Last Name Bailey
Source 9144813
Last Name Glanusk
Source 9144813
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Headquarters Acting Major
British Army Grenadier Guards Brevet Major
British Army Grenadier Guards Major
British Army Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Honorary Colonel
British Army 17922 Welsh Guards Major
British Army 17922 Welsh Guards Lieutenant Colonel
British Army 17922 Royal Artillery 638 Light Anti Air Craft Regiment (Brecknock) Honorary Colonel
British Army The South Wales Borderers Brecknock Battalion Honorary Colonel
British Army Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Temporary Captain
British Army Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion Captain
British Army Grenadier Guards 1st Battalion Acting Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Croix de Guerre - France Other War Service Award
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Officer' Order of St John of Jerusalem Other Civilian Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
The Honourable Elizabeth Shan Josephine Legge-Bourke nee Bailey daughter 10th September 1943
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Elma Bailey nee Sergison, Baroness Glanusk mother
John Henry Russell Bailey CB CBE DSO, Second Baron Glanusk father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lieutenant The Honourable Gerald Sergison Bailey brother 22nd November 1893
The Honourable Dulcie Editha Bailey sister 23rd November 1896
Midshipman The Honourable Bernard Michael Bailey brother 17th January 1899
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Victora Mary Enid Ann Dugdale wife 27th February 1919
Margaret Eldydd Shoubridge wife 17th March 1942

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