Plymouth County

Roscoe Baker





After spending a week at Remsen with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Baker, Pfc. Clarence Baker departed Wednesday to report for duty at Fort Meade, Md., to which place he has been transferred from Camp Gordon, Ga.  Pfc. Baker has been in the army more than three years and says he is getting along well. He acknowledges weekly receipt of the home paper which he says interests him as much as it does all the other service people.

His brother, M/Sgt. Victor L. Baker, is somewhere in England as a crew chief aboard a B-24. He has been overseas more than a year.

Another Baker boy, Roscoe Baker, entered the service last week, leaving Sunday with several others for Fort Snelling, Minn., induction camp.

Mr. and Mrs. Baker are justly proud over the records made by Clarence and Victor, and of the fact that they have given three stalwarts to the cause of Uncle Sam.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, February 5, 1945

Roscoe V. Baker was born Feb. 19, 1924 to Kenneth Clifford and Clara Strackbein Baker. He died Feb. 20, 1995 and is buried in Resthaven Cemetery, LeMars, IA.

Roscoe served with the U.S. Army in World War II.