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Raymond Danvers Baker

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 30 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 30 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Danvers AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1213 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 July 1892 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 September 1914 AWMM Y.M.C.A., Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Horace D. Baker, 208 Lambton Quay, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1213 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 4 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      132 pounds AWMM
    • Chest expansion, Unknown Period AWMM
      30 inches (min), 34 inches (max) AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Medium AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Wounds , Diseases, Unknown Period AWMM
      08/08/1915 - Gunshot wound to hip (Left). [Note: Baker notes in his memoir that he was shot by a Turkish sniper on the 5th but was not found by the stretcher bearers until three days later on the 8th.] AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The Auckland War Memorial Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains a war memoir and further papers relating to Raymond Baker's war service. [Ref. MS 2010/20]

    Period of Service:

    New Zealand: 31 days.

    Overseas: 70 days.

    New Zealand: 88 days.

    Total Service: 1 year 189 days.

    Raymond Baker attested under special conditions (without pay) and seconded for duty with New Zealand Y.M.C.A. on 14 August 1918. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 September 1969 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Military Personnel file AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 30 AWMM
    • Baker, Raymond Danvers. Memoir and papers relating to war service, 1912 - 1968. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2010/20. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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