Frank Henry Baker was born in Essex and married there in 1942. Two years later he was killed in Italy while serving with the Royal Air Force. His widow lived in Manor Road.

Frank was born in Essex on 27th June 1919, the son of Henry Thomas Baker and Alice Mary Baker (nee Redgwell). His siblings were Albert Victor Baker (1915-1984), Winifred Alice Baker (1920-2006), and Joseph Thomas Baker (1922-1999).

Frank married Doreen Mary Hume in Essex in 1942.

He served as Sergeant (Navigator) 1399299 in 30 Squadron, Royal Air Force. He was killed in Italy on 25th May 1944.

Frank left an estate valued at £356 15s. 2d. His widow lived at 48 Manor Road in Chelmsford.

Today Frank lies in Salerno War Cemetery (Collective grave II. D. 41-43.).


Frank Henry BAKER, Sergeant (Navigator), 30 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Killed in Italy. Aged 24