Tom Baker (c.1890-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BAKER, TOM. Private. No 305801. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Lived with his sister, Mrs Bacon, 17 Gladstone Buildings, Marsden. Employed as a feeder at Readycarr Mills. Enlisted November 1914. Accidentally drowned whilst on active service in France, 21.10.1917, aged 27 years. Buried in TROUVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- in Military plot.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission