Percy Wadman BAKER MM

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BAKER, Percy Wadman

Service Number: 1717
Enlisted: 16 June 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glebe, New South Wales, 1892
Home Town: Byron Bay, Byron Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Granville Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

16 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1717, Brisbane, Queensland
17 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1717, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1717, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Brisbane
12 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1717, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Nov 1915: Honoured Military Medal, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1717, 26th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Percy Wadman BAKER was born in Sydney in 1892

His parents were Alfred BAKER and Sarah WADMAN