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William Emanuel BAKER

Regimental number28471
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolEast Brunswick State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelephone mechanic
Address169 Arthurton Road, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, G T Baker, 169 Arthurton Road, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 5-6 years in the 63rd Infantry Battalion, Citizen Military Forces. Held the rank of Lieutenant when he enlisted in the AIF.
Enlistment date26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 March 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialKemmel Chateau Military Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 33), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Thomas and Mary Louisa BAKER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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