Aaron James BAKER

BAKER, Aaron James

Service Number: 853
Enlisted: 27 January 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, 31 July 1869
Home Town: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Bronchiectasis Chronic Myocarditis, Wagga Wagga, 1934
Cemetery: Wagga Wagga General (Monumental) Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, 853, Liverpool, NSW
9 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 853, 7th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Argyllshire embarkation_ship_number: A8 public_note: ''
9 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 853, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
25 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 853

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Aaron James BAKER was born in Lake Albert, Wagga Wagga in 1869

His parents were Aaron BAKER & Hannah POWER who married in Wagga Wagga in 1864

He married Margaret ROSS in 1909

He enlisted in Liverpool, NSW on 27th January 1915 and embarked from Sydney with the 7th Light Horse Regiment, 4th reinforcement on the HMAT Argyllshire on 9th April, 1915 - he was discharged on 25th June 1919

Aaron died from Illness in 1934 and is buried in the Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery