CEF Soldier Detail

Private William Riley Baker
Died: June 6, 1916

Regimental Number:
442016
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
2nd Canadian Machine Gun Company
Company:
Place of Birth:
Eastern Corners, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Samuel Baker(brother)Grand Forks, B.C. Son of George and Mary Baker.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
May 20, 1884
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Vernon, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
July 14, 1915
Age at enlistment:
31
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
June 6, 1916
Age at Death:
32
Buried at:
Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium
Plot:
Panel 32
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 380-37
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
54th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps 2nd Canadian Machine Gun Company
Private Canadian Infantry 54th Battalion
Information courtesy of Merrickville Memorial Project, May 2002. Cariboo region enlistee