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John Andrew BAKER

Regimental number2616
Place of birthMurwillumbah New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Baker, Church Hill, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4113 Pte Edward BAKER, 25th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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