Albert John Baker

Memorial: Downend - Christ Church

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Gunner 836717 (formerly 3482)

Parents: William John and Fanny Baker

Marital status: Single

Home address: Home address: 'Rosedale' Badminton Road, Downend, Bristol. Lived: 4 Buckingham Villa, Downend, Bristol (1901 and 1911 Census)

Pre-war occupation: Bread Delivery

Date of birth: 1896

Date of death: 17/09/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Age: 21

Further information:

Albert served with "A" Battery, 307th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery and died on 17/09/1917 from Gas Shell wounds received in action. His army service papers are available online (Ancestry and Findmypast)

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.