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Charles William BAKER

Regimental number4433
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
AddressLava Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, G Baker, Lava Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Mary Ann BAKER, Born at Warrnambool, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6314 Gunner Henry Draper BAKER, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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