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Private Albert Baker

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Baker, Albert
Date of birth: 1888-05-27
Place of birth: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Next of kin: Muriel Baker, wife. 171 City Road, Saint John, New Brunswick
Marital status: married
Occupation (attested): Labourer
Occupation (normalized): Labourer
Address: 171 City Road, Saint John, New Brunswick
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 536234
Rank detail

Private, H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship), Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 4021409
LAC ID: 20724
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B0363-S017
Uploader's Notes: Member of the Active Militia The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.
Uploader's Research notes: Member of the Active Militia The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2021-07-11