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Elver Cuthbert BAKER

Regimental number4741
Place of birthFranklin Harbour, South Australia
SchoolCleve and Calca State Schools, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressComet, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Baker c/o H D Tarlton, West Coast, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery, Buissy (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Henry and Caroline BAKER, Streaky Bay, South Australia. Born at Franklin Harbour
Family/military connectionsBrother and two cousins killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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