8th December 2015 Charles Cecil Baker Commonwealth Lindenhoek Chalet Cemetery, Belgium In 1911 Charles was 15. He was born in 1896 in Stamford. He was living at 17 Adelaide Street Stamford with his parents Nugent & Gertrude (nee Chapman) Baker and his elder brother Arthur . All the family members had been born in Stamford. His father was a tailor’s cutter. Charles was an apprentice tailor. In 1901 the family were living at 11 Adelaide Street. It is not known when Charles enlisted into the army after the outbreak of war because his Service Records have not been found. However he is sadly listed among the soldiers who were killed in action. He had enlisted into the 4th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment as Private Baker (Reg. No. 1888). He had served in the Western Europe War Theatre and died in action in France/ Flanders on 11th April 1915. His grave is in the Commonwealth Lindenhoek Chalet Cemetery, Belgium. He was awarded the British, Victory and 14/15 Star Medals. After his death his brother Arthur enlisted on 7th December 1915.