Forename Valentine
Surname Baker
Rank Pilot Officer
Regiment RAFVR
Age 20
Death Killed in operations
Place of Death Western Europe
Date of Death 11/08/1943
Year of Entry 1936
Social H
School Notes
Comments War record of 97 Squadron
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link
Unit 97 Squadron
Military Decorations
Album Number 21
Previous Regiment
Burial or Cemetery Germany > Durnbach
Archives Correspondence file in OR files in Radley Archives
Post School Left early to study for the Navy exam, 1939
Prep School Cothill
Prisoner of War
Radlein Obituary November 21 1943. On 10th August, 1943. killed in operations, Valentine Baker, Pilot Officer, RA.F.V.R (Smale's I936-39). He was a quiet, unassuming boy and left Radley early to study privately at home for the Navy examination. In 194I he joined the R.A.F., and a year later commenced operations as a Sergt. Pilot. He was commissioned m July, I943, and, at the time of his death, had participated in many raids.
Service Number 149084
Place of Birth