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Sydney James BAKER

Regimental number3589
Place of birthPort Germein, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMambray Creek, Port Germein, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Edward Baker, Mambray Creek, Port Germein, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 May 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orari', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 20 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 December 1969
Age at death75
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Sydney James

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