Douglas Gibbs BAKER

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BAKER, Douglas Gibbs

Service Number: 1224
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Ascotvale, Victoria, 1890
Home Town: St Kilda East, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Brighton Road State School
Occupation: Book keeper
Died: Died of Illness (Jaundice), Gallipoli, 29 November 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave - At sea (HS Aquitania)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1224, Melbourne, Victoria
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1224, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1224, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1224, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Douglas Gibbs BAKER was born at Ascotvale, Victoria in 1890

His parents were John Alfred BAKER & Martha Lynch DOUGLAS