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Baker, Rufus Samuel
BAKER, RUFUS SAMUEL Private
Son of George W. and Elizabeth Baker (deceased); born
January 31, 1896, Jefferson County, Ky. Moved to Bartholo-
mew County, Ind., in 1912. Employe of Edinburgh Electric
Light Company. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army April 11,
1917, Columbus, Ind. Sent to Ft. William H. Seward, Alaska;
assigned to Company F, 14th Infantry. Transferred to Ft.
Lawton, Wash.; assigned to Company A, 14th Infantry; thence
to Camp Dodge, la., where he died of pneumonia October 22,
1918. Buried in New Zion Cemetery, near Ogilville, Ind.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921