Private Thomas Baker, 205714

  • Batt - 5
  • Unit - King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
  • Section -
  • Date of Birth - 1879
  • Died - 22/09/1918
  • Age - 41

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Source: Michael Doyle Their Name Liveth For Evermore: The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland.
He was the son of Thomas Baker a Framework Knitter, born 1846 in Burbage, Leicestershire and his wife Sarah, born 1847 in Hinckley, Leicestershire. Thomas was born in 1879 in Hinckley, Leicestershire, his siblings were, Joseph, born 1874, Charles, born 1883, William, born 1888 and Grace, born 1891, all his siblings were born in Hinckley, Leicestershire. In April 1891 the family home was at 14, Baileys Yard, Hill Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire, this being situated within the Ecclesiastical Parish of St. Mary's. In April 1911 Thomas was employed as a Boot Rivetter and was residing at Argyles Yard, Stockwell, Hinckley, Leicestershire with his wife Ellen a Hosiery Hand Linker, born 1879 in Leicester, their children were Doris, born 1901 in Leicester, Lily, born 1903 and Ivy, born 1905, the latter two children being born in Hinckley, Leicestershire. He died in No.53 General Hospital.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Burial Place - Iv B 13, Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
  • Former Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Cause of death - DIED OF WOUNDS
  • Burial Commemoration - Terlincthun British Cem., Wimille, France
  • Born - Hinckley, Leics
  • Enlisted - Hinckley, Leics
  • Place of Residence - 5 Argyles Yard, Stockwell Head, Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
  • Memorial - HINCKLEY MEM., LEICS

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