Elwin Raymond BAKER

Regimental number2821
Place of birthGrafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Henry James Baker, Roseberry via Kyogle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1917
Place of death or woundingWytschaete, Belgium (Battle of Messines)
Date of death19 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 9), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: H.J. and Lucy BAKER, Kyogle, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2822 Pte Daniel Henry BAKER, 4th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal