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Vincent Richard BAKER

Regimental number1669
Place of birthGunnedah New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Iona', Quia Road, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Harding, 'Iona', Quia Road, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollHeavy Mortar Trench Battery
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4427 Pte Archibald Henry BAKER, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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