We remember William James Baker

We remember William James Baker

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth Plymouth United Kingdom Source:5482476 1882
1912
marriage Olive Blanche Weir Source:5499732 1912
1913
children Phyllis Olive Baker Source:5499858 13th April 1913
1915
events Divisional football tournament winner Sporting Hersin-Coupigny France The match ended in an 11-0 victory for the 17th Middlesex. In time, a commemorative medal would be struck for each member of the team. Baker did not live to receive his. Source:8621725 1915 - 11th April 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal F/521 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Source:8621725 11th April 1916
1916
dates Age 33 Source:7162204 1916
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:7162204
service British Army Serjeant F/521 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Source:8621725
1916
death Killed in Action France Source:7162204 Source:5486119 22nd October 1916
burial Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France 1.1.26 Source:7162204

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William James
Initials WJ
Last Name Baker
Source 5482476
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army F/521 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army F/521 Middlesex Regiment 17th (Service) Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phyllis Olive Baker daughter 13th April 1913
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fanny Moaxley mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Olive Blanche Weir wife 1912

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Andrew812
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Andrew812
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Andrew812
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew812
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 Andrew812
Football And The First World War - The Story of the Footballers’ Battalion in the First World War Will72649

Multimedia

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William James "Billy" Baker Andrew812
CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME. Desmond1478
The Battle of the Somme. Desmond1478

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