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James Aaron BAKER

Regimental number3558
Place of birthGoondiwindi, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLake Albert, via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Baker, Lake Albert, via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 May 1915
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll555
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1917
Family/military connectionsServed for 2 years in the 3rd Battery, Australian Field Artillery, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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