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Neil Thomas "Tommy" Baker
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1921
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1944, England

Tommy was the only one of Chester and Edith Baker's children to graduate from high school. He went to college, but only for year before the war broke out. Tommy went to work in Bremerton Navy Yard. In 1942 he was transferred to the Navy Yard in Hawaii. He was there only a short time when he enlisted in the Army Air Corp. After completing his training in 1943, and awaiting orders to go overseas, he married Maryjane Mason in Santa Ana, California on December 24, 1943. In April 1944 he was sent overseas to join the 348th Fighter Squad., 364th Fighter Group of the Air Force. On August 1, 1944, his plane collided with another and he fell to his death in the English countryside. After the signing of the Armistice his body was returned to the United States, he is buried in the "Golden Gate National Cemetery" in San Bruno, California.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Chester Logan Baker (1886 - 1956)
  Edith McKee Baker (1887 - 1976)
 
 Siblings:
  Darl Bitner Baker (1908 - 1971)*
  Gladys Lillian Baker Neville (1909 - 1992)*
  Jeanette Mabel Baker (1910 - 1911)*
  Donald Merton Baker (1916 - 1963)*
  Neil Thomas Baker (1921 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Washington
2D LT
384 AAF FTR SQ
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: G, 2070-A
 
Created by: Darla Mays (Rodeogirl73)
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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Neil Thomas Tommy Baker
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WWII dead returned from Cambridge, British Isles...Re-interred on 03/03/1949...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Jul. 7, 2015

- GJ
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