Page 187: Baker, Joe B.
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- Genealogical Resource
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- J. B. Baker whose parents reside at 6 Adelaide Street S., Lindsay, enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on March 23, 1943. He trained at #1 M Depot, Toronto, #4 W.S. Guelph, #2 B&G School Mossbank (Sask), and at Queen’s University. He gained the promotions AC2, L.A.C., Sgt. and F/Sgt.
F/Sgt Baker was sent overseas on May 20, 1944. He served with R.C.A.F. from England with 407 Squadron for the interval D-Day to V-Day.
F/Sgt. Baker had training as a radio operator, an air gunner, and radar operator (air crew). He arrived home on October 24, 1945 and was given his discharge on November 30, 1945.
He has the 39-45 Star, the Atlantic Star, Canadian Volunteer medal and Maple Leaf for his badges of service.
A student prior to his enlistment, J. B. Baker will continue and complete his education.
- This card is part of a larger collection of World War II personnel clippings. The project began in 1944 at the Lindsay Library. The intent was to gather together as much information as possible on the military record and the service of people from the Town of Lindsay and the County of Victoria (now Kawartha Lakes)who served in the war. To that end, during the years 1944, 1945, and 1946, members of the public donated photographs and updated information about their loved ones. Both library staff and the public saved and donated newspaper clippings. Some of the files contain great amounts of detail, while others have just a name.
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- Personal Name(s):
- Joe Baker ; J.B. Baker
- World War II Service Files
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