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Leslie James BAKER

Regimental number10318
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolBrighton State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressLawrence Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Baker, Lawrence Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Artillery (Citizen Military Forces), St Kilda, Victoria.
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMartinpuick British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elizabeth Maria and the late James Carr BAKER, 12 Loller Street, Brighton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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