Baker, Charles, 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, POW/MIA
Service Years
1941 - 1942

Infantry

Second Lieutenant


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Long Island
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 05, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot F Row 9 Grave 77

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WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
Start Year
1941
End Year
1942

Description
(Philippine Islands Campaign 7 Dec 1941 to 10 May 1942) A few hours after the raid on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, Japanese aircraft attacked the Philippines. Three days later Japanese troops landed on Luzon. America’s meager air power in the islands was soon destroyed. Unable to obtain reinforcements and supplies, MacArthur could do nothing more than fight a delaying action. Between 16 and 18 December the few bombing planes that remained were evacuated, by their crews, to Australia, where US air power in the Far East was to be concentrated. Other members of the air units took up arms and fought as infantrymen in the battle that ended, at Bataan and Corregidor, with the loss of the Philippines in May 1942.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1941
To Year
1942
 
Last Updated:
Feb 11, 2011
   
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  313 Also There at This Battle:
  • Alviar, Castor, 1LT
  • Anderson, Leroy Clark, Sgt, (1941-1944)
  • Baldonado, Regalado, Sgt, (1942-1946)
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