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Robert Frank Baker

In memory of:

Private Robert Frank Baker

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

189417

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of George Edward and Mary Ann Baker, of 2, The Pines, Yew Tree Rd., Milford, Surrey, England.

Commemorated on Page 363 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 20.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village in the Department of the Somme, on the road from Amiens to St Quentin. CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY is south of the village at the crossing of the road to Demuin and the road from Cachy to Marcelcave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Document– Excerpt from No Return Ticket - Wallaceburg's War Casualties and Selected Wartime Memories", by Alan Mann about this soldier.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 525 of 1072.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Killed in Action." During the attack on Marcelcave, this soldier was instantly killed by shrapnel from an enemy shell.

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