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James Richard BAKER

Regimental number467
Place of birthWentworth New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWentworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James G Baker, Wentworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance (died of wounds, 10th Casualty Clearing Station)
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row F, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Gray and Margaret BAKER. Native of Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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