BAKER, James

POW Japanese Executed Celebes Netherlands East Indies assumed date of death 20/2/1942 see Ambon Memorial.Proceeded overseas on active on service 01.02.42 believed prisoner of war Celebes.

Last Name
BAKER
Given Names
James
Service Number
402700
Date of Birth
06/09/1919
Birth Location
Lithgow S.A
Enlistment Date
12/10/1940
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
29/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 14, 1W.A.G.S Prisoner Of War
Intake Date
29/05/1941
Kill or Discharge Date
20/02/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
2 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Air ops.Halong Netherlands East Indies
Date of Death
20/02/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Medals
1939-45 Star Pacific Star
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

POW Japanese Executed Celebes Netherlands East Indies assumed date of death 20/2/1942 see Ambon Memorial.Proceeded overseas on active on service 01.02.42 believed prisoner of war Celebes.

Posting on Death
2 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs