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Walter Edgar BAKER

Regimental number5523
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationIronmonger
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Baker, Francis Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7191 Pte Frederick Henry BAKER, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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