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Irvine BAKER

Regimental number6354
Date of birth6 January 1899
Place of birthVirginia, South Australia
SchoolVirginia Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressVirginia, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A S Baker, Virginia, South Australia
Enlistment date18 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Discharge date21 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 13401 Pte Cliff Wesley BAKER, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 24 June 1916; 3530 Pte Norman Loveday BAKER, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action (1) Warlancourt, 2 March 1917; (2) Flamingcourt, 30 October 1917 (gassed), invalided to Birmingham, England, and thence to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford.

Disembarked Australia, March 1919; discharged, 21 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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