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Horace Baker

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  • Service number
    7739 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Moutned Rifles - 9th Contingent, SI 'D' Squadron Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
In loving memory of our dear mother, JANET RENFREW BAKER, died 19 September 1970 aged 88 years. = S.A.W, 7739 Tpr H BAKER, 9th Contgt., died 20 May 1961 aged 82 years.

S.A.War 7739 Tpr H BAKER

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Horace AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7739 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 29 June 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1878 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1878 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of Mrs Esther Baker Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Waimataitai, Canterbury SI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Living in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    mother - Mrs Esther Baker of Gladstone Road, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single
    Married Janet Renfrew Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Transvaal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Moutned Rifles - 9th Contingent, SI 'D' Squadron Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    7739 AWMM
  • Military service
    1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1902 SA War Medal & Clasp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Timaru Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Records
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    labourer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    23 yrs 8 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Records

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    May 1902 - accidently shoot in foot Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named Lionel Baker. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 May 1961 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 83 AWMM
  • Date of death
    20 May 1961 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    82 Years Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tanuheru Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block: 27; Plot 174; Warrant # 9347 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 August 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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08 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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