Bromley War Memorial

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George Frederick Groombridge Baker

1889 - 03/05/1917
CWGC Memorial: Arras Memorial
Other Memorials: St Luke's Church, Bromley, Raglan Road School

Place of birth: Bromley, Kent
Last known address in Bromley: 13 Fashoda Road

Military information

Regiment/Service: Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
Battalion/Ship: 12th Bn
Rank: Private
Number: G/42293

Family information

Parents: George Richard & Jane Annie Baker (nee Nankivell)
Parents' occupation: Blacksmith
Siblings: William Charles (d), Sydney John, Ethel Elizabeth, Phillis Evelyn, Ada Lucy (d), Gladys Lilian, Arthur Herbert, Wilfred Simeon
Relatives on War Memorial: BAKER, S.J.

Census information

Address: 19 Havelock Road
Address: 13 Wellington Road
Address: 13 Fashoda Road
Occupation: Shop assistant

Extra details

George was born in 1889, the eldest of George Richard and Jane Annie Baker's nine children. When he was registered he was given the additional name of Groombridge. He attended Raglan School before becoming a shop assistant.

George enlisted in the Duke of Cambridge's Own Middlesex Regiment and was killed on 3rd May 1917.

His brother Sydney John also died>

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