CEF Soldier Detail

Private William Joseph Baker
Died: July 14, 1962

Regimental Number:
654851
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
161st Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Hensall, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Catherine Baker -mother Hensall, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Hensall, Ontario
Date of Birth:
June 10, 1895
Trade or Calling:
Teamster
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Clinton, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
May 21, 1916
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
July 14, 1962
Age at Death:
67
Buried at:
St. Peter's Cemetery, Goderich
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 380-29
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 161st Battalion
After arrival in England on November 11, 1916 aboard the SS Lapland, this man transferred to the 58th Battalion; however, the date or his subsequent service history is not known.