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Private Samuel Baker

Army Number : 117697

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Son of Samuel and Nellie Baker, of 11, Canal Street, Ilkeston. Husband of Eva May Baker, of 16 Balk Street, Ilkeston. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting 23rd May 1918 at Derby. He went to France 23rd September 1918 and died of wounds, 8th October 1918, at 141 Field Ambulance.

Buried/Commemorated : Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, France. Plot 3. Row C. Grave 38.

Private Samuel Baker is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Ilkeston War Memorial, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.