The navigator of Mosquito LR503. A great career that ended so badly.
There is not much information on the Internet about John.
This Website pays homage to Hilary’s uncle.
Sometimes Websites disappear and we are left with a broken link. This is why I am pasting the information from the Website before I proceed with Hilary’s article about her uncle.
|Flying Officer John Custance BAKER (172487) DFC and Bar|
109 Squadron Royal Air ForceDate of birth: 3rd May 1921
Date of death: 10th May 1945
Killed in a flying accident aged 24
|He was born in Malaya on the 3rd of May 1921, the youngest son of Alan Custance Baker, adviser Malayan Civil Service, and Barbara (nee Evans) of Apartment 605, 1035 Pine Street, San Francisco, California.He was educated at Hazelhurst School, Frant, and at the King’s School Canterbury from September 1935 to July 1939, where he was in…|
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