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  John E. Baker graduated as an air crew navigator at London, recently.

August 11, 1943
Lindsay Airman is Married at London
John E. Baker is wed to Elizabeth L. McCrae [sic] of Beaverton

 Rev. M. C. Young officiated in Elmwood Presbyterian Church, London, Ont. at the marriage of Elizabeth Laura McRae, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McRae, Beaverton to PO. John Edmund Baker, R.C.A.F., only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Baker, Lindsay.
  The bride, wearing a short dress of azure blue sheer trimmed with matching taffeta, a pompadour beret of azure blue, carried a bouquet of pink roses with baby’s breath. Her only attendant was Miss Enid Humphrey, of Toronto, PO. Norman Bailey was groomsman.
  For travelling the bride chose a dove grey wool two-piece costume, a large off the face black feet hat, and black accessories.

August 23, 1943
  P.O. Jack Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Baker, Durham St. W. left for Rivers, Man. on Friday.

September 1945
  Flight Lieutenant and Mrs. Jack Baker and son Lynn of Portage la Prairie, Man are visiting Mr and Mrs. W. J. Baker, Durham St. West.

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Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
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):
John E. Baker ; John Edmund Baker ; John Baker ; Elizabeth Laura McRae ; Elizabeth L. McRae ; M.C. Young ; W. J. Baker ; Enid Humphrey ; Norman Bailey ; Jack Baker
World War II Service Files
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