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Willard Read Baker

Seaman, Second Class, Navy

Born: January 22, 1925
Hometown: Portsmouth, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: December 18, 1944
Died In: Philippine Sea

Seaman Second Class Baker served aboard the USS Monaghan.

He attended Woodrow Wilson High School and was employed at the Norfolk Naval Yard before enlisting in the Navy.

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