DONALD BAKER
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HONORED ON PANEL 58W, LINE 6 OF THE WALL

DONALD BAKER

WALL NAME

DONALD BAKER

PANEL / LINE

58W/6

DATE OF BIRTH

12/02/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

06/09/1968

HOME OF RECORD

PHILADELPHIA

COUNTY OF RECORD

Philadelphia County

STATE

PA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

LCPL

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR DONALD BAKER
POSTED ON 2.12.2005
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Donald is buried at Philadelphia Nat Cem.
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POSTED ON 12.17.2004
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

The Philadelphia Inquirer - June 18, 1968

Lance Cpl. Donald J. Baker, 19, son of Mrs. Dorothy Baker, of the 7400 block of Beverly rd., West Oak Lane, and Donald A. Baker, of Wilkes Barre.
Cpl. Baker was killed on Sunday, June 9, while on convoy duty near Quang Tri when his unit came under rocket fire. He suffered head and body wounds.
A 1966 graduate of William Tenent High School, Warminster, he enlisted in the Marines last June and was sent to Vietnam in November.
Last January, he suffered wounds and was hospitalized in Guam for three months before returning to duty on April 22. His mother said she received a photograph of her son and his platoon the day before she was notified of his death.
He is also survived by two sisters, Kathleen, 12, and Carolyn, 6.

Semper Fidelis, Marine!
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POSTED ON 10.7.2002
POSTED BY: Josh Crum

Thank you

Thank you for the sacrifice you made. You will not be forgotten.
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POSTED ON 4.19.2002
POSTED BY: Kate (Kathy Hare) Hanson

Panthers Forever

Your classmates from William Tennent High School; Class of 1966 will always remember you and miss you.

Thank you for giving your life to help protect our freedom. You are remembered on our web site as well.

Here's a link to to the William Tennent Class of '66 memorial page: http://communities.msn.com/WilliamTennent1966/panthersforever.msnw
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POSTED ON 9.25.2001
POSTED BY: Robert Greer

Worked as a lifeguard

Donald Baker
Beverly Road, West Oak Lane

Baker decided to get his military obligation over with before college, so he enlisted in the Marine Corps after graduating from William Tennent High School in Warminster, Bucks County, in 1966. He was sent to Vietnam in November 1967, and spent three months in a Guam hospital recovering from wounds to both hands. The 19-year-old lance corporal, a machine-gunner, was ordered back to the Vietnam in April 1968 and assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was killed in Quang Tri Province on June 9, 1968. Baker had worked as a lifeguard. He was survived by his mother and two sisters
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