Private Samuel Baker

Army Number: 117697

Battalion: 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Son of Samuel and Nellie Baker, of 11, Canal Street, Ilkeston. Husband of Eva May Baker, of 16 Balk Street, Ilkeston. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting on 23rd May 1918 at Derby. He went to France on 23rd September 1918 and died of wounds, 8th October 1918, at 141 Field Ambulance.

Buried Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, France. Plot 3. Row C. Grave 38.

Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, France.

Private Samuel Baker is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Ilkeston War Memorial, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.