Pte
William Culvert Baker

Information about birth

Date of birth:
01/11/1897
Place of birth:
Listowel, Ontario, Canada

General information

Profession:
Printer
Religion:
Methodist

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
127409
Enlistment date:
23/10/1915
Enlistment place:
Listowel, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Mounted Rifles, 2nd Bn.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
(9/11/1917) 1/11/1917
Place of death:
Dump House, Passchendaele, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
20

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 30, 32.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." While resting in bivouac, this soldier was instantly killed by an enemy gas shell.

More information 2