Rank and Name, Private First Class Ralph Junior Baker.
Unit/Placed in, 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division “Red Arrow”.
Ralph was born approx. on July 13, 1925 in Escalante, Utah.
Father, Ralph R. Baker.
Mother, Grace (Heaps) Baker.
Sisters, Erma Baker.
Brothers, Alfred, Henry H. and Dale Baker.
Ralph enlisted the service at Utah with serial number # 39921290
Ralph was KIA in Limon during the Battle for Leyte, Philippines, on Nov 25, 1944, he is honored with the Purple Heart Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksmanship Badge, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Ralph is buried at Teasdale Cemetery, Teasdale, Wayne County, Utah.
Thanks to http://www.32nd-division.org/
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/