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John Henry BAKER

Regimental number208
Place of birthColac, Victoria
SchoolColac State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Nareen', Coleraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W Baker, 'Nareen', Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded in the charge at Lone Pine.
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death11 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 147), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Alice BAKER, Nareen, Coleraine, Victoria. Born at Colac, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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