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George Hosier BAKER

Regimental number71961
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressNorth Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 11"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinBrother, W B Baker, Provincial Bank, Belfast, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil (twice rejected on previous attempts to enlist)
Enlistment date24 July 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameClerks, AIF Head-Quarters (Egypt)
AWM Embarkation Roll number34/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 24 August 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters, Egypt
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1919
Discharge date14 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 17 August 1918; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 19 September 1918; marched in to Central Tng Depot, Moascar, 21 September 1918; joined Australian Transport Company, 3 October 1918; marched out to Cairo and attached to duty, 17 October 1918; promoted Temporary Corporal, 3 March 1919; appointed Acting Sergeant, 2 August 1919; reverted to ER Corporal, 20 September 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', from Port Said, 20 September 1919; disembarked, 30 October 1919; discharged, 14 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER George Hosier

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