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Fairlie Nene Baker

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Portrait, Fairlie Baker - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, Fairlie Baker - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Fairlie Nene AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Fairlie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2961 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 March 1896 AWMM HokiangaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 December 1915 AWMM Opononi, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Francis James Baker (father), Opononi, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2961 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 feet AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      General Hospital 1/4/1917-20/4/1917 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Fairlie Baker was the second son of Francis and Ella Baker (nee Webster). He was the grandson of John Webster, a pioneer of the Opononi district.

    He was educated at Omapere School and St John's College in Auckland. He farmed in the Opononi area and lived in the old family homestead built by his grandfather.

    He was part of the 11th Reinforcements to NZEF to leave New Zealand and he served with the New Zealand forces from 1916-1918.

    Baker was an executive member of Hokianga RSA and in 1971 was awarded the Association's Gold Star. He was a Master of Rawene Masonic Lodge and a member of the Waimamaku Bowling Club.

    He was married with three sons. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 December 1973 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    OpononiHokianga AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pakanae Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Opononi, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Waiotemarama Memorial, Hokianga, Northland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      28: 23 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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