Baker, Albert
War First World War
When Born
Where Born 1892
Residence Sydenham
Where Enlisted
Age 24
Where Died 23/07/1916
Cemetery Missing no known grave
Area Sydenham
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Battalion 1st Battalion
Regiment East Surrey Regiment
Rank Private
Service No. 1182
Details of Service He enlisted in the East Surrey Regiment in 27 April 1915 as did his 3 other brothers Sidney, Ernest Alfred and William Harry one of them sent this card to Bella [1887 - 1974] their sister. Albert Baker was a Private [Service No: 1182] in the 1st Battalion East Surrey Regiment. He went missing during July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme and was presumed dead 23 July 1916 aged 24. He fell at the Battle of the Somme and has no known grave.
Local Memorial St Michael and All Angles Memorial at South Suburban Gas Works Memorial, Sydenham at |
Non Lewisham Memorials Thiepval Memorial at
Family Details Albert or Bertie Baker was the son of Harry [1856 - ?] and Sarah [1857 - 1900] Baker. He was 6th child of 9 born to the couple originally from Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. He like 7 of his other siblings was born in Sydenham and was baptised 15 October 1893 at St Michael and All Angles, he worked at the South Suburban Gas Works, Bell Green, Lower Sydenham
Served/Died Died
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Contributed By Sally Eaton - Great Niece

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