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John Robert Baker

Servicenumber : 818289
Rank : Serjeant
Regiment : The Parachute Regiment
Unit : 11th Battalion
Date of Death : 21-09-1944
Age : 32
Grave : Plot 6. Row A. Grave 14.
John Robert Baker was a son of James Henry and Barbara Ann Baker of Stockton-on-Tees, Co. Durham.
Baker served with the Medium Machine Gun Platoon, S Company. He died of wounds. According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 1999 and 2011) Baker was given a field burial in the garden of the Ter Horst family, Benedendorpsweg, Oosterbeek.
Picture: 23-09-2012
He died for those he loved
And those he loved remember
Sources: Website CWGC and Roll of Honour


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