Private James Edward Baker

Army Number: 76463 (formerly 02252 Army Ordnance Corps)

Battalion: 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Wickham Market, Suffolk. Son of Thomas and Ann Baker, of 11, East Stockwell Street, Colchester, Essex. He was an apprentice engineer prior to enlisting at Colchester.  He went to France on 12th June 1915 and died of gas poisoning on 23rd November 1917, aged 22.

Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 27. Row BB. Grave 14.

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Private James Edward Baker grave

Private James Edward Baker is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Colchester War Memorial, Colchester, Essex.