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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Edwin Baker

In memory of:

Flying Officer Robert Edwin Baker

September 8, 1943

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


414 Sqdn.

Additional Information

Son of Alfred Allen Baker and Jeanie Jeffrey Baker, of Sedgewick, Alberta, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 133 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Plot 2. Row B. Grave 2.


Bergen is on the coast 6 kilometres north-west of Alkmaar and 43 kilometres north-north-west of Amsterdam, lying 3 kilometres west of the main Alkmaar-Den Helder road. The BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY is on the north-eastern outskirts of Bergen, in the road known as Kerkedijk. The British plots are in the south-eastern part of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Robert Edwin Baker
  • Inscription
  • Sedgewick Memorial
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, Putten, The Netherlands
Pilot F/O Baker, age 21, was killed when his Mustang aircraft was shot down by a German FW-190 fighter near Percidick, France.
(source:  They Shall Grow Not Old, Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Brandon, Manitoba)

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