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Sidney BAKER

Regimental number1910
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address45 Lothian Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs I M Baker, 45 Lothian Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Taken on strength, 6th Bn, 5 August 1915.

Wounded in action, 24 September 1917; August 1918.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 20 June 1917; Corporal, 15 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 December 1949
Place of burialBurwood Cemetery

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