Service Number: 1268

Rank: Telegraphist

Unit: HMAS AE 1

Service: Royal Australian Navy

Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918

Conflict eligibility date:  First World War, 1914-1921

The official commencement and cut-off dates for inclusion in the Roll of Honour and the Commemorative Roll.

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Date of death: 14 September 1914

Place of death: St George's Channel, New Pomerania, Bismarck Archipelago, German New Guinea

Cause of death: Accidental (Drowned in accidental loss of vessel)

Age at death: 21

Place of association: Mathinna, Tasmania, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, 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 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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

Roll of Honour name projection

Cyril Lefroy Baker's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Thu 26 May, 2016 at 6:53 pm
  • Thu 7 July, 2016 at 4:17 am
  • Sat 20 August, 2016 at 11:15 pm
  • Tue 11 October, 2016 at 12:56 am
  • Mon 12 December, 2016 at 3:47 am
  • Wed 15 February, 2017 at 12:07 am
  • Mon 10 April, 2017 at 7:38 pm
  • Fri 26 May, 2017 at 1:15 am
  • Fri 7 July, 2017 at 1:27 am
  • Sun 20 August, 2017 at 7:48 pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

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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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