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George Francis BAKER

Regimental number9817
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressRainbow Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John Baker, Bathurst Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Discharge date21 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Granted non-military employment as a carpenter and joiner on a construction site, 6 June-6 October 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Devon', 8 October 1919; disembarked in Australia, 27 November 1919; discharged, 21 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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