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Ernest BAKER

Regimental number455
Place of birthRochdale, England
SchoolCarlton State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia1.11
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStorekeeper
AddressMaryville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Baker, 238 Rathdown Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMildura, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll456
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele (Plot XXVI, Row F, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth BAKER, 238 Rathdown Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia. Native of Sudden, Lancs, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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