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Regimental number3650
Place of birthTibooburra District, New South Wales
SchoolTibooburra School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Edwards, Brazil Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Place of burialLa Neuville British Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel Baker and Mary EDWARDS, Wolfram Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales. Native of Tibooburra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFriend: Ted Bonnett, buried by him Cousins and Uncles and Comrades of same Battalion: Fred Jonston, Ern Newbold, Jack Rees.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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