New Hampshire, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 1945|
Pfc Constant Baker was the son of Konstantin and Sylvia Baker. He was a graduate of Windsor High School, Windsor, Vermont, and attended Vermont Junior College in Montpelier, Vermont.
Connie was an outstanding athlete during his high school years, captain of three sports and best remembered for the 1935 Vermont State Football Championship game when he played quarterback without a helmet. He gained the most yards of any player and was voted the outstanding player. Teacher, Tony Wishinski created a trophy for Outstanding Athlete in Connie's honor in 1949.
On August 17, 1940 he married Rosalie Shambo in Windsor.
He enlisted in the Army on April 26, 1944 and was serving with the 304th Infantry 74th Division when he was hit by a "jumping Betsy" land mine, February 15, 1945.
He was survived by his parents, his widow, three sisters, and five brothers, three of whom were also in the service.
Konstantin Baker (1895 - 1990)
Sylvia Visosky Baker (1901 - 1977)
Constant John Baker (1919 - 1945)
Mary Amelia Baker Buckman (1924 - 1996)*
John Arthur Baker (1926 - 1994)*
Note: Entered the service from Vermont.
Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: Plot H Row 14 Grave 71
Maintained by: Daystcat
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56060279