John Henry BAKER

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BAKER, John Henry

Service Number: 3682
Enlisted: 10 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Braybrook, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Municipal(Council) Employee
Died: Killed in action, France, 15 July 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Plot 1, Row K, Grave 128 REv. F.P. Williams officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
23 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3682, 7th Infantry Battalion
23 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3682, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
15 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3682, 58th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

7 Battalion

Rank - Private

24 February 1916 - Taken on strength Tel el Kebir

15 March 1916 - Transferred to 58 Btn

17 May 1916 - Embarked  to join B.E.F in Alexandria on board Transylvania

23 June 1916 - Disemarked Marseilles

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of John Clarke Baker and Alison Baker; Husband of Emily Maud Baker, of 31, Windsor St., Footscray, Victoria, Australia