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Second Lieutenant Colin Claud Baker

Army Number : n/a formerly Private 1772 Pay Corps.

Battalion : 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Son of Joseph Henry and Annie Baker, of Sandiacre, Nottingham. He was a factory manager prior to enlisting. He went to France 20th April 1915. Was commissioned Second Lieutenant 13th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, 23rd August 1915 and joined the 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment at Halloy, France. He was wounded 24th April 1917 at Bayonet Trench, near Arras and died of wounds, 12th May 1917, aged 28.

Buried/Commemorated : Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Plot 17. Row A. Grave 17.

Second Lieutenant Colin Claud Baker is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
All Saint's Church War Memorial, Risley, Derbyshire.
St. Giles Church War Memorial, Sandiacre, Derbyshire.

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