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Herbert William Alfred BAKER

Regimental number1130
Place of birthSeymour, Victoria
SchoolState School 1219, Northwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressNorthwood, Seymour, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W A Baker, Northwood, Seymour, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death2 May 1915
Place of burialCourtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery (18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Alfred and Jessie louise BAKER, Northwood, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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