Fairlie Nene AWMM
Also known as
WWI 2/2961 AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
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
Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, Unknown Period AWMM
6 feet AWMM
- Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
General Hospital 1/4/1917-20/4/1917 AWMM
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
Date of death
Age at death
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Pakanae Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Opononi, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
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- 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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