William James Baker snr

(1909—2005)




 KNOWN AS   Jim
 
 BORN 24 October 1909 in Leichhardt, NSW.
 Data 

NSW Birth Record 33499/1909

BAKER WILLIAM J
ALBERT E & JEAN S
@ ANNANDALE
 
 BAPTISED Hunter Bailey Presbyterian Church, Annandale, NSW.
 DIED 1 May 2005 in Mareeba, Qld.
 
 FATHER Albert Edward Baker (1886-1961)
 MOTHER Jane Shepherd Keith (1863-1972)
 
 MARRIED 1  Loyola Grace Kraushaar (1911-1979) on 23 March 1935 at Annandale, NSW.
 Data 

NSW Marriage Record 647/1935

BAKER WILLIAM J & KRAUSHAAR LOYOLA G
@ ANNANDALE
 
 CHILDREN   Ruth Loyola Alexandra Baker
William James Baker jnr
Frank Robert Baker
 
 MARRIED 2 Dulcie Shirtliff (née White) (1909-2005) in November 1979 at Picton, NSW.


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Father was a bricklayer, uncle was a carpenter, so Jim entered the building trade and became the Son part of A.E. Baker & Son. Met Loyola when he went to build a garage for Frank Brey Kraushaar’s new 1928 Ford car at Stanmore. Served in World War 2 as Private NX139320 when he was stationed at Moratai. After an eye injury he moved the family to Tahmoor and became a poultry farmer. Subsequently he became a carpenter for the Blue Circle Cement Co at Maldon, NSW.


Jim & Loyola.


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