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Boyd Russell Baker

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Boyd Russell Baker, aged 19, taken at family home in Opononi, Hokianga - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Boyd Russell AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 87579 AWMM
    • WWII 378033 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 June 1899 AWMM HokiangaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 31 July 1918 AWMM Opononi, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 31 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Boyd Baker was the son of Francis James (Frank) Baker, and Ella Baker (nee Webster).

    He was a brother of 12/3245 Sgt Francis Harold Baker, MM, WWI; 2/2961 Gnr. Fairlie Nene Baker WWI; and Gnr Albert Harry Baker, 2NZEF and 43549 L/Sgt Montrose Charles Baker, 2NZEF, kia, Forli, Italy.

    Was ready to go overseas and the war ended AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    9 December 1996 AWMM
    Age 97 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Cremated at North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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