Hector Norman BAKER

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BAKER, Hector Norman

Service Number: NX42958
Enlisted: 16 August 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, 7 August 1909
Home Town: Guildford, Hepburn, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, New Guinea, 24 May 1945, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Plot KK, Row D, Grave 6 Roll of Honour Guildford, New South Wales, Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN NX42958
16 Aug 1941: Enlisted Paddington, New South Wales Australia
16 Aug 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX42958, 2nd/3rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Medals: 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Australian Service Medal