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SSgt Fred W. T. Baker
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1921
Rock Valley
Sioux County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1944, France

Below is a link to a memorial to the 3rd Cavalry Reconniance Squadron that mentions Fred W T Baker in Thionville, France where he was killed. Link provided by Member 47635671

http://www.uswarmemorials.org/html/monument_details.php?SiteID=486&MemID=756

From: http://mva.sd.gov/sdwwiimemorial/

Staff Sergeant
Fred W. T. Baker
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Minnehaha County
July 1, 1921-September 1, 1944
Killed in Action in France

Fred William Theodore Baker was the son of Neal and Kathryn Baker. He was born in Rock Valley, Iowa on July 1, 1921. He had three sisters, Mrs. Paul Davis, Mrs. Duane Johnston, and Mrs. P. A. Elofson.

In January 1939, Baker enlisted in the U.S. Army and started his training at Ft. Meade, South Dakota. In July 1944, he arrived in England and his rank was moved to Staff Sergeant. Sergeant Baker served in the army from January 14, 1939 until September 1, 1944. He was killed in action in Thionville, France.

Sergeant Baker was buried in the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in France. Fred W.T. Baker was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and the Silver Star. Information from this entry was provided by Dorothy Wheeler, sister of Staff Sergeant Fred W.T. Baker.



 
 
Note: Entered the Service from South Dakota.
 
Burial:
Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial
Epinal
Departement des Vosges
Lorraine, France
 
Maintained by: fargo
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56371009
SSgt Fred W. T. Baker
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SSgt Fred W. T. Baker
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SSgt Fred W. T. Baker
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