Thomas Durand Baker
|Sir Thomas Baker|
|Born||23 March 1837|
|Died||9 February 1893 (aged 55)
|Buried at||Bishop's Tawton, United Kingdom|
|Years of service||1854–1893|
Third Anglo-Ashanti War
Second Anglo-Afghan War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Educated at Cheltenham College, Baker was commissioned into the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment in 1854. He served in the Crimean War and was present at the Siege of Sevastapol. He was involved in suppressing the Indian Mutiny in 1857.
He was deployed to Afghanistan in 1879 where he became a Brigade Commander and took part in the Battle of Kandahar in 1880. In 1882 he went to Ireland as Deputy Quartermaster-General and then as Deputy Adjutant-General. He became Adjutant-General, India in 1884 and General Officer Commanding a Division of the Bengal Army in 1886.
Sir Redvers Buller
|Quartermaster-General to the Forces
Sir Robert Biddulph