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Ernest BAKER

Regimental number1611
Place of birthShepparton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressArdmona via Mooroopna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs Harriet Gurnhan, 5 Barnes Terrace, Shepparton Green, Middlesex, England
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSeymour, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1611B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death10 September 1973

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