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Roy BAKER

Regimental number424
Place of birthStone Hut, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressStone Hut, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.9
Height5' 9.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Baker, Stone Hut, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1916
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Discharge date22 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 13 Pte William Robert BAKER, 13th Bn, killed in action, 27 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 22 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Roy

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