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Phillip Leonard Baker

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Phillip Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 57342 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 January 1887 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C.E. Michie (mother), Okaihau, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 57342 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cerebro Spinal Meningitis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Philip Baker was the son of Philip James and Eleanor Baker. His three brothers, Theodore Russell Baker, Varley Howard Baker and Arthur Wilmott Baker also served in World War 1. Philip's nephew, Theodore Russell Baker, was killed in World War 2. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 May 1918 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wavans British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France AWMM D. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Waiuku War Memorial Hall, Queen Street Waiuku 2123 AWMM
    • Okaihau First World War memorial gates, Horeke Rd, Northland AWMM
    • Kaikohe War Memorial Hall, Memorial Drive Kaikohe Far North AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • A great honour to have you as a great uncle no bigger sacrifice could you have made a true Kiwi rest in peace Haere Haere Haere atu ra I roto i nga ringa o Te Atua Te Nga Puhi Rangatira Lest we forget
    Public - Philip Victor - Direct descendant - 21 May 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      70: 13 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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03 September 2018GeoffreyTilbury, EnglandResearcher
21 May 2017Philip VictorAuckland NewZealandDirect descendant

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