Floyd Barton Baker

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/11/1944

 

 

Floyd B. Baker was born in New York in 1918. He was drafted into the Army
on February 9, 1942 at Camp Upton, Yaphank, New York. His home of residence
was listed as Saratoga County, New York and his civilian occupation was listed
as Clerks, General Office. He had completed one year of college and at the time of
induction was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
By 1943 he had married.

 

Article from The Saratogian, Saratoga Springs, New York Friday August 27, 1943

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

Article from The Saratogian, Saratoga Springs, New York Monday August 30, 1943

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

Article from The Post-Star, Glen Falls, New York Wednesday March 22, 1944

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

Second Lieutenant Baker was killed in action in France in the vicinity of La Maugerie.

 

Article from The Salem Press, Salem, New York Thursday August 3, 1944

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

Floyd B. Baker was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block K Row 10 Grave 192 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot D Row 7 Grave 9

 

     

Grave marker for

Floyd B. Baker

Photo by

John Tomawski

and Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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