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Cecil Nicholls BAKER

Regimental number1888
Place of birthLithgow New South Wales
SchoolPortland Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPortland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Henry Baker, Hill Street, Portland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1888A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death9 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt (Plot I.Row F, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Rose BAKER, Hill Street, Portland, New South Wales. Native of Lithgow, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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