Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BAKER, LONNIE

Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Yeager, Hughes County. Mrs. Sarah A. Baker, Mother, Yeager. Born November 18, 1916. Enlisted January 6, 1942. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Served as a commando and was specially praised for his courage, by his commanding officer . Died December~ 29, 1942, in New Guinea.

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