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Alfred Edmeades BAKER

Regimental number64577
Place of birthSouthend, Essex, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSawmill engineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8.25"
Weight154 lbs
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the West Kent Queen's Own Imperial Yeomanry.
Place of enlistmentKyabram, Victoria
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1918, and marched in to Central Training Depot, Moascar.

Appointed Acting Corporal (without pay), 22 October 1918.

Allotted to and marched out to 4th Australian Machine Gun Squadron, 15 December 1918; taken on strength, 17 December 1918.

Admitted to 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, 24 December 1918 (renal colic); discharged to, and rejoined, unit, 30 December 1918.

Commenced retutrn to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dongola', 24 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 4 October 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Alfred Edmeades

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