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Wallace BAKER

Regimental number9
Place of birthBoggabri, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoggabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.9
Height5' 5"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen White, C/o Mr Wilson, Boggabri, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 December 1915
Place of enlistmentBoggabri, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date12 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 12 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death16 September 1943
Age at death45
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Wallace

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