The AIF Project

Joseph Edward BAKER

Regimental number1999
Date of birth6 September 1896
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Baker, Nicholson Street, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date13 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1383 Private James Thomas BAKER, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement, returned to Australia 15 February 1918; 2327 Private George Henry BAKER, 26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement, returned to Australia 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Returned to Australia per 'Oronto' and disembarked 1 July 1919.
Date of death8 June 1960
Age at death63
Place of burialCremated at Holland Park, Brisbane; ashes now at Military Section, "Rose Garden", Albany Creek Crematorium, Brisbane.

Print format