The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal J H Baker


Corporal  John Herbert  BAKER, G/6502, ,  7th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders, France,  24th April 1918, age 32.

Born Otford, Kent, son of Alfred and Clara Baker, of 5, Leonard Avenue, Otford, Kent.

Husband of Lilian Beatrice Baker, (nee Cooke), of 15, Bellvue Cottages, North St., Halstead, Essex. Married June Quarter 1910, Sevenoaks Registration District.

1911 Census - 3, Leonard Avenue, Otford, Kent - John H Baker, head, age 25, married, under kennelman, born Otford, Kent; Lilian B Baker, wife, age 32, married under 1 year, born Halstead, Essex.

Enlisted Chelmsford, Essex.  Resided Halstead, Essex.

Buried at Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux,  II.C.9., Somme, France. Commemorated at Otford War Memorial.


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