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Tec4 Edward T Baker

Tec4 Edward T Baker

Death 18 Sep 1944 (aged 24–25)
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot Section C Row 19 Grave 54
Memorial ID 56652410 · View Source
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Edward T. Baker
Technician Fourth Class, U.S. Army
Service # 37267364
317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from: Nebraska
Died: 18-Sep-44
Buried at: Plot C Row 19 Grave 54
Lorraine American Cemetery
St. Avold, France
Awards: Purple Heart

T4 Edward T. Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester T. Baker, 6008 N. Street, was killed in action with the infantry September 18, in France according to the War Department telegram received by his parents.

Technician Baker had been overseas since August 1944. He attended South High School and was working at the Masonic Temple at the time of his induction.

Pvt. Baker was 25 years old. He is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Lester Baker; brother Staff Sargent Gerald, TCP Warren, sister, Mrs. Charles Rubec.

Memorial Services, Sunday 1 p.m. from the Kunold Mortuary, 24th and J Streets, Rev. A.G. Swanson officiating.

October 8, 1944 Omaha World Harold Morning page 12A

(Correction: He is proceeded in death by his mother Anna May Alexander Baker Dec. 1924.)

Many thanks to Vicky Johnson for providing information on this Obit

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Edward T. Baker
Tec4 ~ 317th Infantry Regiment,
80th Infantry Division
Nebraska ~ September 18, 1944

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Nebraska.





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  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
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