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William John BAKER

Regimental number3455
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address2 Stepney Street, Magill Road, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Adelaide Baker, Clark Street, off Warwick Street, North Walkerville, South Australia
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 March 1945
Age at death64
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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