war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Where Born Margate, Kent.

Employment Sheet.
Regimental Number and name 9387 Baker.
Royal Sussex Infantry.
Attested 4-4-10.
Description of G. H. Baker on Enlistment.
Apparent age 17 years - 8 months.
Considered fit 14 April 1910.
Place Dover.
Trade Porter.
Casualty Form Active Service.
Regimental Number 9387.
Rank Corp.
Name Baker.
Killed in action Vendresse 14-9-14.
Military History.
Certificates of Education 3rd Class 20-12-10. 2nd Class 27-2-14.
Campaigns The Great War (France) 1914.
Medals 1914 Star Clasp, British War and Victory medal.
Name and address of next of kin
Father William Henry Baker.
Albert Victor
William Benjamin
13, River Street, River, Dover.
Stamped Hounslow, 17th June 1919.
Will you please note that any articles of personal property now in your possession, or subsequently received by you belonging to the late No. 9387 Corporal George Henry Baker, 2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, should be despatched to:-
Mr William H. Baker,
34, George Street,
Dover .
Squadron, Troop, Battery, and Company Conduct Sheet.
Royal Sussex Regiment of Infantry.
No. 9397 George H. Baker Age 17 years- 8 Months. Trade Porter.
1911 9th July - Rank Pte. Offence:- Leaving the Battalion lines improperly dressed (Viz without wearing a waist belt) 4 days C.B.
1913 March 1 Offence :- Having a rusty ----- stool at C/Os inspection of barracks 3 days C.B.


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