Arthur George Baker

1898 Jan 19. Born at Cologne, Germany

1911 census at 34 Bourdon Street, London W

1913 Jul to Sep 1914 A Footman (from RAF record) for Mrs Burns of 69 Brook St.

1914 Oct 5. Enlisted in Shropshire Yeomanry

1915 Apr 16 Discharged "not likely to become an efficient soldier"

1916 Jun 14 Attests. This gives his birth as Cologne, and address in Brook St is as on his RAF file

1917 Mar 18 . Landed in France

1918 May 29 . The undermentioned W. and N.C.Os. to be 2nd Lts. for service in the Field. London Regt. Arthur George Baker.

1920 Jul 21. Territorial Force Reserve . Lt. A. G . Baker , from 15th Bn. , London Regt , to be Lt

1920 Oct 24 At Imperial Hotel, Lisdoonvarna. (Curiously D L MacLean and H D Collis were staying there on Sep 20 that year when they were kidnapped by the IRA. They were picked up at 1 a.m on 20th Sept and released 2 weeks later on the evening of 5th October - and so seems an odd place for him to be staying

1921 Feb Joined ADRIC with service no 1695. Posted to A Coy

1922 Jan 19 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1927 Dec 31 Marriage. She did not die till 1978, so I assume they separated soom after the marriage

1939 Register He is a transport worker in Wandsworth. Living with Ellen Elspeth Baker (b 2 May 1907)

1960 Jul 21 died Surrey. I cannot work out who Ellen Elspeth Baker , Spinster is