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John Henry BAKER

Regimental number1002
Place of birthTweed River New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressNobby's Creek, Tweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Elizabeth Hein, Tweed Heads, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery, Neuve-Eglise (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hannah Elizabeth and the late George Gray Baker, Boyd Street, Tweed Heads, New South Wales. Native of Tweed River, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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