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Walter Edward BAKER

Regimental number1716
Place of birthCotton, Suffolk, England
SchoolBealing's Board School
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Baker, Cherry Street, Woodbridge Suffolk, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsLone Pine Memorial
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary Ann and the late William BAKER, Cherry Treee Cottage, Great Bealings, Suffolk, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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