Baker, Sherwood, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
19K10-M1 Armor Crewman
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2001-2004, 19K10, 2nd Battalion, 103rd Armor Regiment
Service Years
2001 - 2004

Sergeant


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1973
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
PLYMOUTH
Last Address
Burial:
Italian Independent Cemetery
West Wyoming
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Casualty Date
Apr 26, 2004
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Iraq
Conflict
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

USAE Multi-National Corps-Iraq


 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord


 Military Association Memberships
GWOT FallenMilitary Order of the Purple HeartFallen Warriors of The Army Reserve
  2013, GWOT Fallen [Verified]
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, Fallen Warriors of The Army Reserve - Assoc. Page

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 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 103rd Armor Regiment
  2001-2004, 19K10, 2nd Battalion, 103rd Armor Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2004-2004 OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Sherwood R. Baker dedicated his life to helping those less fortunate. The 30-year-old was a caseworker for the mentally disabled since he graduated from King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., in 1995. A National Guardsman based at Scranton, Pa., Baker, a native of Plymouth, Pa., died April 26 in a Baghdad explosion. His 9-year-old son, J.D., dressed in a copy of his father's desert uniform at his funeral service. His mother, Celeste Zappala, is a peace activist in Philadelphia. Baker is also survived by his wife, Debra.
   
Comments/Citation
B COMPANY, 2D BATTALION, 103D ARMOR, TAMAQUA, PA 18252 LOCATION:BAGHDAD, IRAQ
   
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