Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roy Elmer Baker

In memory of:

Private Roy Elmer Baker

August 4, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

463237

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 2, 1882

Son of James F. and Levina Baker.

Commemorated on Page 195 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. G. 22.

Location:

Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of Roy Elmer Baker– Source: Portraits of 28 Woodstock New Brunswick men who died during the First World War were published in the "All Woodstock Number" of the August 1922 issue of "The Busy East of Canada" (Vol. 13, No. 1).  This section was captioned:  "Woodstock Boys, Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Great War".  Retouching:  M. I. Pirie, 2011.
  • 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 527 of 1072.

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: