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Rollo Clement BAKER

Regimental number6842
Place of birthYorketown, South Australia
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressYorketown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.3
Height5' 7.25"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMrs Rose Baker, Yorketown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, 8th Field Ambulance Sections B and C
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Brian McLauchlan
Discharge date15 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5657 Pte Dene Edward BAKER, 43rd Bn, died of wounds, 9 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gas poisoning), Adelaide, 15 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 November 1963
Place of burialPayneham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Rollo Clement

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