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Dene Edward BAKER

Regimental number5657
Place of birthYorketown, South Australia
SchoolState School, South Australia
AddressYorketown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Baker, Yorketown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death9 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin Herbert and Rosina BAKER. Native of Yorke Town, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6842 Gunner Rollo Clement BAKER, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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