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Howard Emery BAKER

Regimental number3679
Place of birthWindsor, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWindsor, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, W H Baker, Windsor, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Alice Susannah BAKER. Born at Windsor, South Australia
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins died in France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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