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Ernest Alfred BAKER

Regimental number7207
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressEnfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr C Baker, Roberts Road, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Discharge date27 July 1918
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ruahine', 12 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit: flat feet), 27 July 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death19 August 1972 Kingsgrove
Age at death72
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section 47A Grave 12), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Ernest Alfred

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