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Leonard Frederick BAKER

Regimental number5972
Place of birthNhill, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBleak House Post Office via Nhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W Baker, Bleak House via Nhill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Date of death21 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme (Plot IV. Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Fanny BAKER, MacPherson Street, Nhill, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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