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James BAKER

Regimental number5796
Place of birthBunya Queensland
SchoolWarner State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressStrathpine, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Baker, Strathpine, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of burialBeaurevoir Communal Cemetery British Extension (Row B, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Mary BAKER, Strathpine, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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