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Charles Alfred BAKER

Regimental number3699
Place of birthWaanyarra, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWaanyarra East, via Tarnagulla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Baker, Waanyarra East, via Tarnagulla, Victoria
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 May 1956
Place of burialTarnagulla Cemetery

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