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STM2 Charles Nelson Baker

STM2 Charles Nelson Baker

Birth
Death 6 Jun 1944
At Sea
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot Tablets of the Missing--Buried at Sea
Memorial ID 56642020 · View Source
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Husband of Daisy Baker who resided in the District Of Columbia.

Charles served as a Steward's Mate Second Class, U.S.S. Corry (DD-463), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

Charles was "Killed In Action" when the Corry was noted to have either hit a mine or possibly suffered severe damage from land based artillery off Normandy, France during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

His remains were buried at sea.

Service # 8370341

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )


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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56642020
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for STM2 Charles Nelson Baker (unknown–6 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56642020, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .