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Arthur Edward BAKER

Regimental number46
Place of birthMaitland, New South Wales
SchoolCatherine Hill Bay Public School, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressCatherine Hill Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 3.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Baker, Catherine Hill Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 November 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSchrapnel Valley Cemetery, Anzac (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 16), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William E and Mary Jane BAKER, Catherine Hill Bay, Newcastle, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 1:25 pm, 10 November 1915 (compound fracture of femur caused by bomb).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Arthur Edward

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