|Place of birth||Kingsbridge, Devon, England|
|School||Kingsbridge Public School, Devon, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||21|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Pinnacle Station, Glen Hill, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs. Gladys Baker, Hotel Metropole, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/11/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Trooper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Australian Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Jordan Valley, Palestine|
|Place of burial||Damascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 31), Syria|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Edward and Elizabeth BAKER, husband of Gladys M. BAKER, Leumeah, Campbelltown, New South Wales.|
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Marched out to 2nd Light Horse Traning Regiment, 21 November 1916 from Isolation Camp, Moascar.
To School of Instruction, Moascar, 15 April 1917; attended Hotchkiss Course, passed as Gunner; rejoined unit, 25 April 1917.
Transferred to 6th Light Horse Regiment, Moascar, 20 May 1917; taken on strength, 15 May 1917.
To Rest Camp, Port Said, 9 January 1918; rejoined unit, Wadi Kanein, 20 January 1918.
Wounded in action, 28 March 1918; admitted to Australian Camel Field Ambulance, 28 March 1918 (gun shot wound, stomach); died of wounds, 29 March 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BAKER Ernest John|