|Place of birth||Limerick, Ireland|
|Address||42 Lagoon Street, Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Brother, F Baxter, Lagoon Street, Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 7 years in the Royal Munster Fusiliers.|
|Place of enlistment||Hamilton, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Euripides', 11 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 26 October 1916; marched into 2nd Training Bn, Perham Downs, 30 October 1916.
Found guilty at Perham Downs, 24 November 1917, of being absent without leave, 12.00 pm, 16 November, to 2.00 pm, 23 November 1916: awarded fine of 21 days' pay; forfeited total of 28 days' pay.
Found guilty at District Court Martial held at Larkhill, 12 July 1917, of being (1) absent without leave, 16 June to 18 June 1917, and (2) possessing a false pass, 18 June 1917: sentenced to 60 days' detention; forfeited total of 86 days' pay; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 6 October 1917.
Embarked on HT 'Ormonde' for change on return to Australia, 25 November 1917. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Melbourne, 22 February 1918 (overage, bronchitis).Medals: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BAXTER James|