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Louis Harold Baker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louis Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 24/962 AWMM
    • 1/18/127 AWMM
    • 800511 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 October 1887 AWMM BirminghamWest Midlands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 29 May 1915 AWMM Shoal Bay Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 2 August 1940 AWMM Wattle Street, New Lyn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Painter AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • George Baker (father), Shoal Bay Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Doris Rhonda Baker (wife), Wattle Street, New Lyn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • World War 2/wars AWMM
      France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
      Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
    • World War 2/wars AWMM
      France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
      Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
    • World War 2/wars AWMM
      France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
      Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 24/962 AWMM
    • 1/18/127 AWMM
    • 800511 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Bombing, Command School, Farley AWMM
  • Enlistment
  • 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      154 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      medium AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      originally unfit, then teeth ?required attention AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 foot 3.75 inches AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Myocardial infarction AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George and Minnie Baker. Their sons Louis Baker (24/962), Frederick George Owen Baker (64419), Gordon James (9/1523) and Lionel Victor (75996) all served in WW1.

    Husband of Doris Rhonda Bootes; father of Donald Harold; Bernice Maureen; Geoffrey Louis

    Attested in Trentham 29 May 1915

    Appointed temporary Sergeant for a month in 1917

    Returned to New Zealand on the Willochra 15 April 1919

    Enlisted during WW2 and accepted for National Reserve

    Based at Auckland, Avondale, Narrow Neck during the war

    Transferred to the Home Guard 6 December 1942 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 March 1964 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Protestant Lawn B Row 6, Plot 64 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road, Auckland 1077 AWMM
    • New Lynn RSA, 2 Veronica Street, New Lynn 0600 AWMM

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Sources

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