17441 Private Albert BAKER (died 27 August 1915)

Born 1895, served in Gallipoli and Killed in Action there 27 August 1915, aged 20.

Ian Valentine based on Essex Regimental Museum records

Helles Memorial in Turkey which commemorates the soldiers who died in Gallipoli
Photo from the Comonwealth War Graves

17441 Private Albert Baker was born in 1895 in Ardleigh and lived at Elmstead Market.

He served with 1st Battalion Essex Regiment, was posted to Gallipoli 20 July 1915, and was Killed in Action 27 August 1915, aged 20.

He has no known grave. He is named on Helles Memorial, Canakkalie (at tip of Gallipoli Peninsula), Turkey, Panel No. 144-150 or 229-230 and named on a plaque in St Anne and St Laurence Parish Church, Elmstead Market and on the Wivenhoe War Memorial.

 

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