William Albert BAKER


BAKER, William Albert

Service Number: 835
Enlisted: 13 November 1914
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bakers Creek, South Australia, Australia, 15 December 1880
Home Town: Kangarilla, Onkaparinga, South Australia
Schooling: Seaview Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 28 November 1915, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 12 Chaplain Rev. C.O. Cogan officiated Headstone inscription reads: Brother Bill a sniping fell we miss him still we ever will
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kangarilla War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 835, 9th Light Horse Regiment
13 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 835, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 835, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
28 Nov 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 835, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Son of Thomas Allen BAKER and Matilda nee FRY

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of Thomas William Baker, Frederick Allen Baker, Matilda Emily Baker, Edward James Baker, Mary Ann Baker and Alice Sophia Baker

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