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Leslie David BAKER

Regimental number52805
Date of birth8 July 1897
Place of birthDonald, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressDonald, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Joseph William Baker, Donald, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Forces
Enlistment date1 March 1918
Place of enlistmentDonald, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date5 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 5 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAKER Leslie David

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