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Private Thomas Baker


Claro Times 27th March 1915

Photos Corporal John Coates and Lance Corporal F Coates are sons of Mr F Coates, Tower Street, Harrogate, [Frederick Coates, cab proprietor, 5 Tower Street] and members of a family which is well represented in the West Yorkshire Regiment. The former is with the 4th Battalion, at Penzance, Cornwall, and the latter with another portion of the same battalion at Fort St Anthony. A cousin, James Baker, is with the 5th West Yorks, at Mabelthorpe, and an uncle, Mr T Baker, is serving with the 2/5th Battalion, at Matlock. Mr John Baker, senior, [John Baker, cab proprietor, 35 Tower Street] who is one of the oldest cab proprietors in Harrogate, has thus a son and three grandsons in various battalions of the county regiment.


Harrogate Herald- 2nd June 1920

In loving memory of Tom Baker, killed in action, June 2nd, 1918 - From wife and children, 120 Regent Avenue.



Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

2/5th Battalion

Private Thomas Baker (201119)

Born : -

Enlisted : Harrogate

Residence : Harrogate

Died : 2nd June 1918

Killed in Action

France & Flanders




In Memory of


Private 201119 2nd/5th Bn., West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own) who died on Sunday, 2nd June 1918. Age 31.

Additional Information:

Husband of Kate Baker, of 120, Regent Avenue, Harrogate, Yorks.

Commemorative Information



Grave Reference/Panel Number:

Panel 26 and 27