Anthony "Tony" Bailey

Army Badge
  • Name: Anthony "Tony" Bailey
  • Location of Birth: Calumet City, Illinois
  • Date of Birth: January 22, 1923
  • Date of Death: February 10, 1975 (52 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: February 5, 1943 (Enlistment date)
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  • Date of Discharge: February 10, 1946 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Registration Card - (Men born on or after January 1, 1922 and on or before June 30, 1924:
    Name: Anthony Bailey
    Place of Residence: 121- 156th Place, Calumet City, Cook County, Illinois
    Mailing Address: 121 -156th Place, Calumet City, Cook County, Illinois
    Age in Years: 19
    Place of Birth: Calumet City, Illinois
    Date of Birth: January 21, 1923
    Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Elizabeth Bailey - 121 156th Place, Calumet City, Illinois
    Employers Name and Address: Pullman Standard Ca Manufacturing Company
    Employer Place of Employment or Business: Hammond, Lake County, Illinois
    Race: White
    Height: 6' 1"
    Weight: 185
    Eyes: Blue
    Hair: Blonde
    Complexion: Light

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Tony was formerly a lifetime resident of Calumet City, Illinoixsbefore moving to Minnesota in 1972.

    Before moving to Minnesota, he was employed by Swift and Company and was a member of Post 330 of Calumet City.

    Survivors are one sister, Mrs. Ann (Babe) McLeod.

    Tony passed away suddenly at his home in Cohasset, Minnesota. He is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-11-1-7)

    Records indicate Tony was born on January 21, 1923, but grave marker shows January 22, 1923.

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