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Corporal Edwin Baker

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  • 1983441 Corporal
  • Edwin Baker
  • 10 Bomb Disposal Company
  • Royal Engineers
Died on the 13 May 1941. Aged 37 Buried at Camberwell New Cemetery Square 102 Grave 6752 Screen Wall Panel 1.

3 Comments

  1. Robert Baker

    This was my grandfather; his only son is still alive and lives in Sidcup. The name on the memorial is incorrect; he was Edwin Baker. I am sure it was him because I have his military records with his ID number. There was a memorial to him in the old Town Hall at Bethnal Green, which disappeared when the building became a private hotel. He was killed disposing of a bomb in Bootle, near Liverpool. He was due to be relieved of duty but the bombing raid disrupted the railway line; his replacement could not get through. My father remembers the officer in charge visiting to commiserate; his face was disfigured with earth from the blast.

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    • gary

      Dear Robert,
      Thank you for getting in touch and the entry has been updated.
      Regards, Gary

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  2. Pete

    Hello Robert

    Could you contact me on petermarkham1957@gmail.com I have found what is being advertised as your grandfathers medals on e bay

    Pete
    Branch Researche

    Reply

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