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George Brandon BAKER

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Surname: BAKER

Forename(s): George Brandon

Place of Birth: Gargrave, Yorkshire

Service No: M/399

Rank: Artificer Electrical 3rd Class

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Navy

Battalion / Unit: H.M.S. 'Pathfinder'

Division: ---

Age: 30

Date of Death: 1914-09-05

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: 6.

CWGC Cemetery: ---


Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

George Brandon Baker (born 13 November 1885) was the son of Charles Henry and Annie Ellen Baker, née Males. Charles was born at Passenham, Northamptonshire and Annie at Chelsea, Middlesex.

1891 Cosgrove, Northamptonshire Census: 7, Main Road - George Brandon Baker, aged 5 years, born Gargrave, Yorkshire, son of Charles Hy and Anne Helen Baker.

1901 Calverton Civil Parish (St Mary's Wolverton), Buckinghamshire Census: George Baker, aged 15 years, born Yorkshire, son of Charles and Annie Baker.

George was married to Beatrice Maud M. Summers in 1911.

1911 Gillingham, Kent Census: 191, Balmoral Road - George Brandon Baker, aged 25 years, born Gargrave, Yorkshire, husband of Beatrice Maud Baker. [At the time of this Census, George was serving in the Royal Navy as an electrician on H.M.S 'Indomitable'.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for George. Name(s) on card(s): Widow: Beatrice M.M., born 28.1.1886. Address: P. O. Southampton Row, W.C. Children: Elsie E.B., born 17.11.1911. Eileen A.M., born 15.8.1914. Guardian: Mrs Jessie Connon. Address 111, Hawkhill, Dundee.

George Brandon Baker is commemorated on Stony Stratford and Calverton War Memorials, Buckinghamshire.

Data Source: Personal Communication


Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---


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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Navy

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Navy

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Surname: BAKER

Forename(s): George Brandon

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: M/399

Rank: Artificer Electrical 3rd Class

Regiment: Royal Navy

Unit: H.M.S. "Pathfinder"

Age: 30


Died Date: 05/09/1914

Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Baker, of Stony Stratford, Bucks; husband of Beatrice Baker, of 88, London Rd., Stony Stratford, Bucks.

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DE RUVIGNY'S ROLL OF HONOUR 1914-1918 – Part One

BAKER, GEORGE BRANDON, Elect. Art., 3rd Class, M. 399, H.M.S. Pathfinder; lost when that ship was sunk by a mine, about 20 miles of the East Coast, 5 Sept. 1914.




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