Baker, A.

[Passenger list, "KOOMBANA" 37, compiled 04 June 1912, Adelaide Steamship Company. Broome Historical Society]


From Fremantle to Broome or Derby



Davis (Davey) W.T. Brother to Mrs. Norgard, Ellen Street, Fremantle.

Wife at 188 Hay Street, Perth.

Baker, A. Connection of Mr H.T. Jackman, 30 Princes


Martin, G. Fred ) Son of Arthur Martin of Vanbrugh Hill, East

) Greenwich

Hurford W.H. )


Green, Edgar P. ) Late of Somerset, England. Death notice of

) Olive Feddes.

These three men together with Davey and Baker were engaged by W.P. Milne

to work for his Department.


[Passenger list, "KOOMBANA" 37, compiled 02 April 1912, Adelaide Steamship Company. Noel Butlin Archives Centre, Australian National University, 0186/N46/634]

Fremantle-Derby Baker A. ) Men travelling with Mr. W.P. Milne to

) work for the Public Works Department

["Story of the Koombana", The Sunday Times (Perth, WA), Sunday 31 March 1912, page 12]


Mr. W. P. Milne, of the Public Works Department, was proceeding to Derby with a gang of five men - W. Davis, A. Baker, G. Martin, H. Hereford and E. Green - to carry out some works up north.


["The Passengers", The West Australian, Wednesday 03 April 1912, page 7]



Mr. W. L. Davey.

Mr. A. Baker.

Mr. G. Martin.

Mr. H. Hurford.

Mr. E. Green.


[Wrecks. The loss of the "Koombana", Australian High Commission, United Kingdom, 1912. National Archives of Australia, Series A2911 760/1912]


Title: Wrecks. The loss of the "Koombana".

Series number: A2911

Control symbol: 760/1912

Contents date range: 1912 - 1912

Access status: Open

Location: Canberra

Barcode: 232127]

A digital copy of this file is available online.

It includes enquiries and requests for compensation by relatives of crewmen lost with Koombana:

Thomas Miller Grant

A. Baker

John Jackson

William Dick

These letters have not been transcribed.

["Some Of The Passengers", Broome Chronicle (WA), Saturday 06 April, 1912]


Mr. Milne, of the Public Works Department, was preceeding to Derby with a gang of five men, Messrs. Davis, Baker, Martin, Hereford and Green.