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Charles Thomas Baker

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 52), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Baker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 36847 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 February 1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Walter Baker (father), Monrad Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 36847 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      142 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 19 January 1917; admitted to ship's hospital, 30 January 1917 (gonorrhoea); discharged from hospital, 16 March 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 23 March 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 25 May 1917.
    Wounded in action, 14 November 1917 (gun shot wound, face: mild); admitted same day to No 3 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to No 11 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 16 November 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 21 November 1917; to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 27 January 1918; to 4th Brigade, 11 February 1918.
    Wounded in action (second occasion), 8 March 1918 (gassed), and admitted to 1/2 West Riding Field Ambulance; transferred same day to No 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; to England, 13 March 1918, and admitted same day to Lewisham Military Hospital; to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 17 March 1918; to Hornchurch Convalescent Hospital, 8 May 1918; discharged to Codford, 6 July 1918.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 25 October 1918; relinquished rank of Lance Corporal, 12 December 1918.
    Found guilty, 21 February 1919, of being absent without leave from 2359, 12 January, till apprehended, 0300, 15 February 1919: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited a total of 34 days' pay.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board 'Waimana', 23 June 1919; discharged, 21 July 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 304 days (of which 2 years 156 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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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
      52: 34 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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