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Horace Greeley Baker

In memory of:

Major Horace Greeley Baker

August 20, 1917

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)


46th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Samuel and Mary Vaughan Baker, of London, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IX. F. 6.


Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Paul Sargeant– Ltn Horace Baker as depicted in the December 1918 edition of The Christmas Echo published in London Ontario. --And in the Morning
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Sam Baker– Sam Baker longtime City Clerk London Ontario. Father of Horace.
Frank Cooper photo c1903-09 Collection "Ivey Family London Room" Public Library London Ont.
  • Photo of Horace Greeley Baker– When the war broke out,he joined as a private and was promoted to the rank of Major in the field with the 46th Battalion. Killed in acton August 20th, 1917.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 477 of 1072.
  • Roll of Honour– Great War honour roll, St. George's Public School, 782 Waterloo St. London, Ontario [artist not given]  Photo: Deanna Halverson, London
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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