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William Long Baker

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Long Baker

June 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/27511

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

149 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of William L. and Martha A. C. Baker, of Lillooet, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 242 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FRUGES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 8.

Location:

Fruges is a small town in the Pas-de-Calais department of France, located half way between Bethune and Le Touquet-Paris-Plage. It is situated on the D928 road between St Omer and Hendin. The Cemetery is located by taking the road out of the town in the direction of St Omer. Turn right at the top of the hill onto the D104 towards Matrighem. The Cemetery is immediately on your right. The grave of the First World War casualty is located halfway between the entrance and the centre of the cemetery. The Second World War plots are situated at the extreme left hand front corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Long Baker is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Long Baker is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM LONG BAKER– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM LONG BAKER– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM LONG BAKER– Family photo of Junior, while visiting his brother
  • Group Photo– Family photo of Junior with his Dad, William Long Baker, Sr.
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer K + A Whiteley.

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