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Private George Allen Baker
George Allen Baker 542185 Private Cyclist Platoon CEF M.D.6 April 11, 1900 Arcadia, Yarmouth Co., NS September 8, 1916 16 years, 5 months Height: 5 feet, 8 inches Complexion: Light Eyes: Blue Hair: Light Yarmouth NS Arcadia, Yarmouth Co., NS No Single Student Methodist Sarah J. Baker (Mother) Arcadia, Yarmouth Co., NS January 21, 1919 (Halifax) George Baker was the son of George Allen (1865–1948) and Sarah Jane (Hatfield) Baker (1864–1957) of Arcadia, Yarmouth Co., NS. His brother, Harry Singleton Baker, also served during WWI. He sailed for England on the SS Corsican arriving on November 5, 1916. Chiseldon Camp was used by Canadian and Australian Cyclist Corps and he served there until November 15, 1917. He was then transferred to the CAMC at Shorncliffe. Between February 18, 1918 and November 27, 1918 he was hospitalized at No. 9 Canadian General Hospital at Shorncliffe and then transferred to CAMC Casualty Company. He sailed from Liverpool on the SS Northland, December 15, 1918 and demobilized at Halifax. At discharge he was 5 feet, 9 ¼ inches. In 1926 he moved to the United States. He died in July. 1974 at Holbrook, Massachusetts. Library and Archives Canada
Name Service Number Rank Service Date of Birth Place of Birth Date of Enlistment Age at Enlistment Place of Enlistment Address at Enlistment Previous Military Martial Status: Trade Religion: Next of Kin: Discharged: