Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BAKER, ERNEST CLINTON

First Lieutenant, U. S. Army. Home address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County. Mrs. Evelyn Baker, Wife, 703 N. W. 24th St., Oklahoma City. Born August 15, 1914. Enlisted May 29, 1942. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously; Combat Infantry Badge. Awarded Good conduct Medal and received American Legion Citation. Graduated Classen High School on May 25, 1932; attended Hill's Business College; employed by National Stockyards Company prior to enlistment. Member of the Methodist Church, Arcadia, Oklahoma. Died March 4, 1945, in action near Reuth, Germany.

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