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Ernest William Baker

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Portrait, full length - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest William AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    81785 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
    Pre 11 November 1940 AWMM Boxhill, Khandallah, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Baker (mother), Boxhill, Khandallah, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    81785 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Waiouru AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 November 1940 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Brass turner/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Trooper AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Injured knee AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 3 May 1946 AWMM
    End of war AWMM
    Trooper AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 February 1992 AWMM
    Age 71 AWMM
    Lower HuttWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taita Lawn Cemetery, Northern end Rimu Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt, New Zealand AWMM RSA Wall of Remembrance AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    18/02/1992

    18/02/1992 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.10 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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