William Baker, F/O
Personal information
Age 22
Nationality American
Date / place of birth Minniapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Military information
Army Number J-23291
Rank F/O
Function Pilot
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 570 Squadron
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command Unknown
Regiment Royal Air Force
Death information
Died when 23-9-1944
Died where Ede
Spot Woods near Panoramahoeve
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 31-A-27 (Collective Grave)
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Stirling EF-298 was hit by Flak and crashed in a wooded area about 16.00 hrs. The fieldgrave of Pilot Officer Baker on the photo below (right cross). Beside him the fieldgrave of Flight Engineer Bond. Flying Officer Baker Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in Winnipeg, Canada on 18 December 1941. He was trained at: No. 7 ITS graduating on 5 June 1941 No. 20 EFTS graduating on 11 September 1942 No. 5 SFTS graduating on 5 February 1943 Flying Officer Baker postumously was Mentioned in Dispatches on 14 June 1945, and was awarded the AFRO on 21 September 1945.

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William Baker, F/O
Personal information
Age 22
Nationality American
Date / place of birth Minniapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Military information
Army Number J-23291
Rank F/O
Function Pilot
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 570 Squadron
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command Unknown
Regiment Royal Air Force
Death information
Died when 23-9-1944
Died where Ede
Spot Woods near Panoramahoeve
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 31-A-27 (Collective Grave)
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Stirling EF-298 was hit by Flak and crashed in a wooded area about 16.00 hrs. The fieldgrave of Pilot Officer Baker on the photo below (right cross). Beside him the fieldgrave of Flight Engineer Bond. Flying Officer Baker Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in Winnipeg, Canada on 18 December 1941. He was trained at: No. 7 ITS graduating on 5 June 1941 No. 20 EFTS graduating on 11 September 1942 No. 5 SFTS graduating on 5 February 1943 Flying Officer Baker postumously was Mentioned in Dispatches on 14 June 1945, and was awarded the AFRO on 21 September 1945.

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