Sgt
Edward Percival Baker

Information about birth

Date of birth:
04/12/1893
Place of birth:
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada

General information

Profession:
Fireman (steam engine)
Religion:
Not stated

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Sergeant
Service number:
430465
Enlistment date:
12/03/1915
Enlistment place:
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 27th Bn. (City of Winnipeg)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
11/06/1916
Place of death:
Zouave Wood, Hooge, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
22

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.

Points of interest 3

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

My story

"Killed in Action." This non-commissioned officer was wounded in both legs by the explosion of an enemy shell and almost instantly killed.

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