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Ernest Reuben Baker

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Image of gravestone at Karori Cemetery provided by Paul Baker December 2012 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Reuben AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 91333 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 April 1881 AWMM MudgeeNew South Wales AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 June 1918 AWMM 40 Sutherland Crescent, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elsie Mildred Baker (wife), 40 Sutherland Crescent, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 91333 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from influenza AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ernest Baker was the husband of Elsie Mildred Eves (nee Edwards, formerly Baker), of Sutherland Rd., Wellington, New Zealand. Born at Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia.

    They married November 1907. Father of Beryl Emma b 1908 and Elma Jane b 1916.

    He fell ill whilst on leave in Wellington.

    Elsie later remarried. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 November 1918 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Services Section A.11. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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