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Spec Everdene Baker, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1946
Zebulon
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1967
Tan An, Vietnam

SP4 Everdene Baker Jr, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Zebulon, North Carolina.

Sp4 Everdene Baker Jr was a member of the Army, SP4 Baker served our country until June 7th, 1967 in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam. He was 20 years old and was not married. It was reported that Everdene died from multiple fragmentation wounds when his vehicle ran over a land mine. His body was recovered. SP4 Baker is on panel 21E, line 065 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 2 years.

Five other men from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment died together that day: Sp4 Harris Vonzell Davis, PFC Rex A LaDuke, SGT Kenneth Purcell Newton, SP4 William Larry Evans.

He was the Son of Mr Everdene Baker Sr, 1315 East Davie Street, Raleigh 27601 NC; Mrs Katie M Pettiford, 117 West Barbee Avenue, Zebulon, NC 27597; He was the Husband of Katie Baker.

He served with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry, "Bobcats", 25th Infantry Division, "Tropic Lightning", USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Bronze Star Medal, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.

 
 
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  Everdene Baker (1918 - 1974)
 
Burial:
Stokes Chapel Baptist Cemetery
Middlesex
Nash County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Jan 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17239732
Spec Everdene Baker, Jr
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Spec Everdene Baker, Jr
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Spec Everdene Baker, Jr
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