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William John BAKER

Regimental number4158
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Purrumbete, via Stonyford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 5.75"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr E Baker, South Purrumbete via Stonyford, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rolla PROV C
FateReturned to Australia 23 December 1919
Discharge date11 April 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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