Thomas C Baker

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Baker, Corporal Thomas C. no.2732.

37th Battalion 5th Reinforcements, later 8th Battalion.

Beamish Road, Campsie.

Bricklayer.

Born 1899 in Sydney, son of William H. & Catherine Baker.

Lived in Beamish Road in the second house north of the Tennyson Street corner.

Enlisted at Sydney 19/9/1916, aged 18 [i.e. 17].

Single.

Church of England.

Next of kin, father, William Henry Baker, Beamish Road, Campsie.

Embarked from Sydney 9/11/1916 per HMAT A24 Benalla.

Casualty List SMH 19/5/1917 Wounded.

Casualty List SMH 11/3/1918 Wounded (3rd occasion).

Returned to Australia 4/7/1919.

Married Miriam F. Clark 1920.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.


Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002