Harold Horatio Roberts BAKER

BAKER, Harold Horatio Roberts

Service Number: 372
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hay, Breconshire, Wales, 1882
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Hay Council School; Hampton Grammar School, Wales
Occupation: Bookkeeper/Clerk
Died: Wounds, Gallipoli, 10 May 1915
Cemetery: Lancashire Landing Cemetery
Row E, Grave 43
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 372, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 372, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 372, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 372 awm_unit: 7 Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1915-05-10

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 28 and the brother of Susannah Dorothy Pugh, of Church Terrace, Hay. 

Birth registered as Horatio.

Births Sep 1888   BAKER Horatio Harold R Hay 11b 126.

He is one of two Australian soldier casualties of the Great War remembered on the Hay War Memorial.


Arrived in Australia aged 25 years

Son of Joseph and Susannah Baker, Hay, Hereford, England

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