The AIF Project

Reginald John Charles BAKER

Regimental number1526
Place of birthHereford, Herefordshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 4"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinJoseph Baker, G.P.O. Montreal, Canada
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA49 Seang Choon on 11 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1444
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1915
Discharge date13 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined Bn at Gallipoli, 7 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 6 August 1915 (gun shot wound, chest); admitted to HS 'Delta', 7 August 1915; transferred to No 2 General Hospital, Ghezireh, 9 August 1915; discharged from hospital for return to Australia, 3 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ulysses', 3 September 1915; discharged, Sydney, 13 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 May 1951
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Reginald John Charles

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2023, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.