Baker, Edward Michael, Pvt

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Last Rank
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Last Primary MOS
605-Heavy Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1917-1918, 745, 26th Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1918


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One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Date
Feb 28, 1918
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Illness, Disease
World War I
Location of Interment
Saint Michaels Cemetery - Brattleboro, Vermont
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Not Specified

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World War I Fallen
  2017, World War I Fallen

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103rd Infantry Division26th Infantry Division
  1917-1918, 745, 103rd Infantry Division
  1917-1918, 745, 26th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Pvt. Baker enlisted in the Army on 19 June 1916 with Company I, 1st Vermont Infantry. His unit entered into Federal Service on 3 April 1917. 

His unit became Company E, 103rd Infantry Regiment.  His service in France was from 25 September 1917 until his death on 28 February 1918. 

He died of illness during the pre-combat training period in France.

His remains were returned Stateside and he was interred in St. Michael's Cemetery, Brattleboro, Vermont. His parents were interred in this same cemetery in 1941 and 1958.

from:  Roster of Vermont Men and Women in the World War in the Military and Naval Service of the  United States and Allies, 1917-1919, Montpellier, Vermont, 1927, page 50.

Vermont in the Great War, 1917-1919
Published by the Legislative Authority of the Congress of Vermont, 1929;
Chapter II, Vermont Casualties;
Killed in Action or Died in Servce;
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