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James Gilbert Baker

Name on Board JG Baker
Name on Service
Records
James Gilbert  Baker
Enlistment Age 34
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Catherine Cook, Langford Baker
Address 3 Smith St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 12/07/1915
Service No. 3770
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 8/02/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Warilda A69
Unit on Embarkation 21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 26/08/1916
Unit on Death 21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA - previously reported missing
Place of Wounding/
Death
Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France (no known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
0146 JG Baker v
Additional Information

Attended Central State School, Williamstown, Vic.

James Baker was originally reported missing on 26 August 1916.  A Court of Enquiry on 20 July 1917 found he’d been killed in action on 26 August 1916.

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