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Edward George Huia Baker

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward George Huia AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Huia Baker AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/1297 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 15 September 1895 AWMM AWMM
    • 15 September 1895 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 October 1915 AWMM 67 Heriot Row, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Edward Baker (father), 11 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Edward Baker (father), 11 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Edward Baker (father), 11 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 4 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 22 September 1917 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 31 January 1918 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 27 October 1915 AWMM
      Age 20 AWMM
      Clerk AWMM
      OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
    • Inter War 15 January 1920 AWMM
      Age 25 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
      5 foot 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Medical, InterWar AWMM
      Influenza 1920 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Margaret Riddell (also spelled as Riddle) (nee Ballantyne) Baker and Edward Baker.

    Husband of Alma Vera nee Browne

    Two sons, served in WW1, brothers Wiri Aurunui Baker (1/183) and Edward George Huia Baker (3/1297)

    Served 3 years 184 days in WW1 and then enlisted in the permananet force.

    He was also a noted cricket player reaching representative level.

    Birth registered as Edward George Huia Baker. Served as George Huia Baker AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    15 May 1962 AWMM
    Age 66 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Memorial Park Cemetery, Corner of Cypress Street and Ruru Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 7 Plot 219 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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