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Harry BAKER

Regimental number1357A
Date of birth24 September 1869
Place of birthVictor Harbor, South Australia
SchoolVictor Harbor Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationColt breaker
AddressEuchunga, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Baker, Stirling, South Australia
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentTPR
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Family/military connectionsSons: 740 Lance Corporal Bertram Aulding BAKER, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 October 1918;
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria (wounded in action; invalided to Mena).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 August 1947
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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