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George BAKER

Regimental number1780
Place of birthAvoca, Tasmania
SchoolFingal State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway repairer
AddressMathinna, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs George Baker, Mathinna, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane BAKER, Mathinna, Tasmania. Native of Avoca District, Victoria
Other details

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

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