Edward BAKER

BAKER, Edward

Service Number: 1894
Enlisted: 7 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 44th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 27 May 1888
Home Town: Hindmarsh, Charles Sturt, South Australia
Schooling: Hindmarsh Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 6 July 1918, aged 30 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, 1894, Adelaide, South Australia
18 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1894, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1894, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Seang Bee, Fremantle
6 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1894, 44th Infantry Battalion

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"BAKER.— Killed in action in France, July 6, Private Edward Baker, second son of the late John Henry Baker, Howard-street, Hindmarsh." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 27 Jul 1918 (nla.gov.au)