|Place of birth||Camden Town, London, England|
|School||Holmes Road Council School, Kentish Town, London, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||18|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Baker, 75 Castle Street, North Kentish Town London, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Somme sector, France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Rue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 21), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Emanuel and Charlotte Elizabeth BAKER, 11 Chesterfield Gardens, Harringay, London|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915; admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Anzac, 20 July 1915 (influenza); embarked for Mudros, 20 July 1915; admitted to Lowland Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 20 July 1915 (scalded foot); to 15th Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 5 August 1915; transferred to Convalescent Camp, 7 August 1915; to 24th Casualty Clearing Station, 7 August 1915; discharged, 10 August 1915; admitted to Kephalos Hospital, Imbros, 5 October 1915 (abscess axilla); admitted to Anzac Base, Mudros, 10 December 1915; discharged to unit, 24 December 1915; rejoined 3rd Bn, Mudros, 25 December 1915; proceeded from front and disembarked Alexandria, 29 December 1915.
Found guilty, Tel-el-Kebir, 31 January 1916, of breaking camp and remianing absent from 6 am, 24 January, to 9.30 pm, 29 January 1916: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited a total of 6 days' pay.
Found guilty, 3 March 1916, of overstaying leave at Serapeum from 9.30 pm, 19 February, to 9.30 pm, 28 February 1916: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited a total of 10 days' pay.
Embarked Alexandria to join British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
Found guilty, France, of being absent over pass from 8.30 am, 5 June, to 1.30 am, 6 June 1916: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2: forfeited a total of 2 days' pay.
Killed in action, France, 3 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BAKER Charles William|