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Frederick George Owen Baker

Group, WW1, three soldiers, studio portrait, standing left Frederick George Owen Baker other soldiers unknown, message written on the bottom "Love from Fred". - No known copyright restrictions

Group, WW1, three soldiers, studio portrait, standing left Frederick George Owen Baker other soldier …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick George Owen AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 64419 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 April 1885 AWMM BirminghamWest Midlands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Minnie Baker (mother), 16 Shoal Bay Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 November 1917 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 31 May 1917 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    16 Apr 1918-8 January 1919 AWMM
    Captured by the Germans at Meteren AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
    WW1 8 January 1919 AWMM
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      155 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Ruddy AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Gassed by mustard gas whilst POW 10 May 1918 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Leukemia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick Baker was the son of George and Minnie Baker. Their sons Louis Baker (24/962), Frederick George Owen Baker (64419), Gordon James (9/1523) and Lionel Victor (75996) all served in WW1.

    Married Elsie Mary Simpson 12 March 1930

    He took guardianship of his brother's family after the deaths of his brother, Hubert Claude, and his wife.

    Biographical material on file AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    26 January 1951 AWMM
    Age 66 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Block: RSA; Plot # 9; Warrant # 6758 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Record
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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10 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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