Hugh Ernest Lee (Hughie) BAKE


BAKE, Hugh Ernest Lee

Service Number: 1656
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Kensington, West London., 1897
Home Town: Swan Hill, Swan Hill, Victoria
Schooling: Sidcup Homes School pupil (The Hollies)
Occupation: farm worker in Australia.
Died: killed in action, France, 5 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Apr 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 1656, 2nd Pioneer Battalion
8 Apr 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 1656, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Jun 1897 Bake Hugh Ernest L Kensington 1a 107.

He was 20 and the son of Thomas Henry Lee Bake and Dorothy Emma Mary Bake.

Enlistment date-21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll-26 January 1916
Place of enlistment-Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistment-Sapper
Unit name
2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number-14/14/3
Embarkation details-Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916