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Ralph John Baker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ralph John AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 22594 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Mihi Camp, Reporoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Miss K. Baker (sister), 37 Birch Street, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 22594 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      1941 AWMM
      Circumstances leading to capture unknown AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Salonike 8B 714 ER. 18A 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 21828 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Noreen; father of Dianne, Allan. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 February 2010 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 1 March 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • I'm positive you are my great Uncle, I am the granddaughter of William Bill Baker( your brother) Unfortunately I never got to meet you, but I'm looking for lost family and I'm glad I found you I'm just sorry it was to late RIP 💞❤
    Public - Victoria - Direct descendant - 31 October 2019
  • Much loved Great Uncle of Melinda, Mathew and Angeline - you were like a Granddad to us, will always be grateful for all you did for our family. In our hearts forever. Thank you for sharing your stories with us. Xo
    Public - Melinda - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 12 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
31 October 2019Victoria Tauranga BOPDirect descendant
25 April 2015MelindaAuckland, NZOther Relative
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