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James Pounds BAKER

Regimental number6704
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Newtown, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoach builder
Address34 Marion Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W F Baker, 34 Marion Street, Enmore, Sydney New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 34th Battalion (Enmore), Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 October 1917
Place of death or woundingAnzac Ridge, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row F, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William F. and Julie BAKER, 'Brixton', 34 Marion Street, Enmore, New South Wales. Born at Newtown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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