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Thomas Bailey
15th (York East Riding)
Regiment of Foot

Bailey, Thomas, son of Philip Bailey and Jane Phillips, baptized 31 March 1792, at St. Tysilio’s Church, Parish of Sellack, near the village of Peterstow and the town of Ross, Herefordshire, England.

Thomas Bailey’s military record is available at the National Archives in London (WO 97/361/26); from it we know that he served in Canada with the 39th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot during the War of 1812 at the Battle of Plattsburgh, and then with the 15th Regiment of Foot during times of civil unrest from 1827-40.

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