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John Prescott BAKER

Regimental number2560
Place of birthDevonshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 10"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, John James Baker, Bratton, Fleming, Devonshire, England
Previous military service4th Battalion Devonshire Reg 117 days bought out
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 April 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Discharge date26 February 1920
Other detailsMBSV

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