James M. Baker (Marine)

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John M. Baker served in the United States Marine Corps during World War I. As a private, the United States Army awarded him the Distinguished Service Cross for single-handedly destroying an enemy machinegun position with small arms and a bayonet.[1]


  1. ^ Plaster, John L. "Springfield '03 Saw Combat Worldwide", VFW Magazine, vol. 99, no. 9. (June/July 2012: Veterans of Foreign Wars), pg. 43.