Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II


Second Lieutenant, U. S. Marine Corps Reserve. Home address: Hobart, Kiowa County. Mrs. Wm. L. Baker, Wife, Skirvin Tower Hotel, Oklahoma City. Born November 26, 1922. Enlisted in the autumn of 1942. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal. Attended Texas A. & M. College and the University of Oklahoma, Norman: Member Presbyterian Church. Sailed for duty overseas with the Fourth Marine Division in October, 1944. Died February 19, 1945, in action on Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, Western Pacific.

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