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John Leslie Bryan Baker

Name on Board B Baker
Name on Service
John Leslie Bryan  Baker
Enlistment Age 22
Occupation Boilermaker
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Thomas Edward and Annie Baker
Address 29 Douglas Parade, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 15/07/1915
Service No. 3022
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 26/11/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Commonwealth A73
Unit on Embarkation 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 22/07/1916
Unit on Death 58th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Place of Wounding/
No. 8 Casualty Clearing Station, France
Cemetery or Memorial Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Additional Information John Leslie Bryan (known as Bryan) Baker attended North Williamstown School and worked at the local shipbuilding yards. Brother: Eric Wilson Baker (3031), enlisted July 1915, returned to Australia December 1918.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 12 August 1916, p2
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