Service Number: 1268

Rank: Telegraphist

Unit: HMAS AE1

Service: Royal Australian Navy

Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Date of death: 14 September 1914

Place of death: St George's Channel, New Britain, Papua New Guinea

Cause of death: Drowning

Place of association: Mathinna, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom

Source: AWM144 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

Cyril Lefroy Baker's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Map of Commemorative area showing which panel Cyril Lefroy Baker's name is located

Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

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