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First Name: Willy

Last Name: Baker

Birthplace: Buffalo, TN, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Machinery Repairman Chief Petty Officer

Middle Name: Scott



Date of Birth: 02 April 1928

Date of Death: 15 November 1966

Rank or Rate: Chief Petty Officer

Years Served:
Willy Scott Baker

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

On 15 November 1966, Chief Petty Officer Willy Scott Baker was serving with PCF-77, PCFDIV 102, TF 115, USNAVFORV in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, CPO Baker drowned in a non-hostile action. His body was recovered.

Medals

Navy and Marine Corps Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Honors

The name Willy S Baker is inscribed on Panel 12E Line 072 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Burial

Chief Machinery Repairman Willy Scott Baker is buried at Seaside Memorial Park in Corpus Christi, TX.

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Honoree ID: 3405   Created by: MHOH

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