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Joseph Norman BAKER

Regimental number2557
Place of birthMerriwa New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Baker, McKenzie Street, Merriwa, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4333 Pte Christopher McLean BAKER, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 September 1958
Age at death61
Place of burialTamworth Cemetery, New South Wales

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