Baker, Stephen Alfred 5.jul.1910-28.mar.1996 England Shropshire, Church Stretton - London Harrow
bandmaster, army captain, studied at the Royal Military School of Music, at the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music in London, 1939-1945 in War Service, 1939 bandmaster of the 1st Battalion The King's Royal Rifle Corps, conductor of the Middle East Light Symphony Orchestra, 1941-1944 bandmaster of the Cairo Area Military Band, 1944-1947 of the 2nd Battalion The King's Royal Rifle Corps, 1947 of the 3rd The King's Own Hussars, 1949 serving with this band in Lubeck Germany, postal address BAOR 22 (British Army of the Rhine), 21.apr.1954 promoted to second lieutenant of the Royal Armoured Corps, 20.apr.1959 as army captain he returned from Pakistan to his home 1 Abbey Avenue in London Alperton, he died at Northwick Park Hospital in London Harrow while residing at 104 Dove Park Hatch End in London Pinner ; son of hairdresser Joseph Baker (Staffordshire, Amblecote 1888-) and laundress ironer Alice Elizabeth Hotchkiss (Church Stretton jan.1890-) ; 1938 in London Hendon he married Rosalind Graves (Hendon 1916-)

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[] Regimental march past. 3rd The King's Own Hussars. Military band
pub Hawkes & Son, London 1952

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