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Wallace Westerfield BAKER

Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolSt Paul's Church of England School, Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingBusiness College (accountancy)
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEgmont Terrace, Lower Mitcham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W W Baker, Egmont Terrace, Mitcham, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death22 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLondon Cemetery Extension, High Wood, Longueval, (Plot I, Row B, Grave 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: Wallace William and Amy Eliza BAKER, Egmont Terrace, Lower Mitcham, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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