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James William BAKER

Regimental number4449
Place of birthBulli New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoal miner
AddressMain Road, Bulli, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Baker, Main Road, Bulli, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 3 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurs, France
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James William and Lucy Elizabeth BAKER, Bulli, New South Wales. Native of Sunny Corner, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFather and 2 brothers served in AIF.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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