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Regimental number101
Place of birthStreaky Bay, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Fedor Baron Bockelberg, Streaky Bay, South Australia
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Date of death3 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialDamascus british War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 73), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fedor Baron and Charlotte BOCKELBERG. Born at Streaky Bay, West Coast, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 86 Sergeant George Baron, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918.

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