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Wilton Anthony Baker
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1922
Cumberland
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1961
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

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SILVER STAR

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Private Wilton A. Baker (ASN: 20342245), United States Army, for gallantry in action while serving with the *** Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, on **** 1943, about one-half mile from *****. Under observed enemy rifle and machine gun fire Private Baker placed explosives on a bridge, demolishing it and rendering it useless to the enemy, contributing to the successful withdrawal of the Company to which he was attached.

General Orders: Headquarters, 82d Airborne Division, General Orders No. 37 (October 31, 1943)
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 Parents:
  Florence Beatrice Bean Nee (1899 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Laing Lawler Baker (1924 - 1998)
 
Burial:
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery
Cumberland
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Byron
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34169273
Wilton Anthony Baker
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Wilton Anthony Baker
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Wilton Anthony Baker
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Silver Star and Purple Heart
- Byron
 Added: Nov. 28, 2012
You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!
- Darlene T.
 Added: Apr. 22, 2011
 
 
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