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Ernest Martin BAKER

Regimental number2029
Place of birthWakefield, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Wakefield, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Edith Baker, Port Wakefield, South Australia
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 16), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Albert and Alice Edith BAKER, Railway Terrace, Kadina, South Australia. Native of Port Wakefield
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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