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James Frederick John BAKER

Regimental number3010
Place of birthJung, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address15 McDonald Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.9
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Baker, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF24REIN7
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Discharge date28 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 31 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: left inguinal hernia), Melbourne, 28 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER James Frederick John

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