Victor Baker – RAF – 1942

Baker entered the School in March 1927 and left in April 1933. He was in Sheephouse Games House, a Prefect, in the 1st XI football team, and gained the Oxford School Certificate in 1932. On leaving he entered the employment of
Messrs J Sainsbury & Co.

Baker voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Air Force soon after the outbreak of war. He was seriously wounded in night operations over Germany on the night of 21st/22nd January 1942 when serving as a Sergeant air gunner. His machine returned to England, although badly damaged, and Baker was taken to hospital, where he died of his wounds the following day.

(Extract from The Sower December 1942)