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BakerArthur BranderCaptainBAKER, ARTHUR BRANDER, Captain, was born 4 August 1868, at Calcutta, India, son of Captain Arthur Baker, RN. He was educated at the Royal Academy (Burney's), Gosport, and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst; joined the 1st Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 14 September 1887; served on the Indian Frontier in the Hazara Expedition, 1888 (Medal and clasp); raised and commanded the Colonial Light Horse Regiment for the Cape Colony Government, and the Composite Regiment of Australian Bushmen in the South African War, 1899-1902; was present at Elands River, and at Witkop (between Mafeking and Rustenberg). He was mentioned in Despatches; received the Queen's Medal and five clasps; King's Medal and two clasps, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "Arthur Brander Baker, Captain, New South Wales Bushmen. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia, etc, were sent to the Commander-in-Chief in South Africa 13 July 1901. During the European War he served as Brigade Major, Australian Light Horse: served at Gallipoli in 1915, and was wounded. He was unmarried, and was Secretary to the Vancouver Club, British Columbia. He died 28 October 1918.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
New South Wales contingent
BakerArthur Ernest206 CorporalSource: Nominal roll in WO127Bushveldt Carabineers
BakerArthur ErnestSource: WO100/263Bushveldt Carabineers
BakerArthur GeorgeSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsWestern Province Mounted Rifles
BakerArthur Henry20484TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Prince of Wales Light Horse
BakerArthur Herbert1125SergeantSource: OZ-Boer databaseVictoria, 5th Mounted Rifles Contingent
BakerArthur Herbert65PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseWest Australia, 1st Mounted Infantry Contingent
BakerArthur J386Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
BakerArthur Lewis1703PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls22nd Company, 2nd Btn, IY
BakerAugustus Samuel43460TrooperDied Enteric 13 Jun1900
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
BakerB2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
BakerB 453PrivateDied of enteric at Ladysmith. 29 Apr 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 211 line 2
Army Post Office Corps
BakerB9877PrivateMissing-Struck off
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
BakerB28840Shoeing & Carriage SmithQSA (5) CC TH RoL Tr LN. KSA

TNA ref 160/2; 315/64
Royal Engineers, Pontoon Troop, A
BakerB3750SapperArrived in South Africa May 1902, Cape Colony. To Army Reserve Dec 02. QSA (3) sent 4 Oct 1904.

QSA (3) CC Tr SA02

TNA ref 160/15
Royal Engineers, Pontoon Troop, A
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