Friday, October 19, 2007

Scott Baker (1882-1917)


Son of Loman Nealy (deceased) and Sarah Baker; born December 1, 1882, Columbia City, Ind. Graduated from West Point Military Academy in 1903. Assigned to Field Artillery, Regular Army. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant in January, 1907. Promoted to Captain, Field Artillery, October 9, 1913. Served four years in the Philippine Islands. Died of peritonitis June 2, 1917, Presidio, Cal. Buried in National Cemetery, San Francisco, Cal. Survived by widow, Helen Grace Hiser Baker, San Francisco, Cal.

Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in The Service of the United States and The Allied Nations in The World War 1914-1918 (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Commission, 1921) Page 717. Contributed by Meredith Thompson.

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