John Ivan Baker was born on 21 March 1919, the son of Walter Bell Baker and Silvia Loreta Johnson,
Died of Wounds 3 July 1944

Private First Class
359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division, Company C

The Bristol Herald Courier, 27 August 1944
John Iven Baker was killed in France on July 3, his father Walter Baker, Bluff City, Tenn., has been notified in a telegram from the War department. Young Baker had been in the armed forces since October 23, 1942, and went overseas in March of this year. His brother, Carl Baker is now serving in the army overseas.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 21 March 1919
  • Date of death: 3 July 1944
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bluff City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Crumley Cemetery, Bluff City, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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