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John Douglas Baker

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Douglas Baker

September 18, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/87670

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

570 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Douglas and Sarah J. Baker, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 241 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HETEREN GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot 2. Row A. Coll. grave 20-21.

Location:

Heteren is a small village 12 kilometres south-west of Arnhem, on the south bank of the Neder (Lower) Rhine. The HETEREN GENERAL CEMETERY is 800 metres south of the village, at the junction of the roads leading to Randwijk and Homort. The graves are on the western side of the main path.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOHN DOUGLAS BAKER– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN DOUGLAS BAKER– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN DOUGLAS BAKER– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Service Book– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Photo of John Baker– Photo submitted for the project Operation Picture Me with the permission of McGill University from their web site, 'McGill Remembers'
  • Church– Dedicated "to the Glory and in grateful memory of those members of St. Paul's Anglican Church,  379 44e avenue, Lachine, QC who gave their lives 1939-1945: John Baker, John Gustafson, Robert Wooley, George Chalmers, Roland Parkinson". World War II memorial stained glass windows (1949) by Charles William Kelsey depict figures of the three branches of the armed forces, Navy, Army and Air Force. The windows are located in the northex area.

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