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Charles Edward BAKER

Regimental number28429
Place of birthHarston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationImplement maker
Address98 Hunter Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, P Baker, 98 Hunter Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 21, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/131/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1919
Discharge date10 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Evacuated to Enyland from Gallipoli (severe diahrroea), September 1915. Returned to Australia, 24 June 1916; discharyed, 10 September 1916. Re-enlisted, served Western Front. Returned to Australia, 7 November 1919; disembarked in Melbourne, 26 December 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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