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Elizabeth Eprile "Bessie "

Born:
1890
Died:
5 Av 5731 (27 July 1971)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
EPR2167
Other surname:
Baker
Gender:
Female

Birth

Date of birth:
1890
Place of birth:
Manchester

Death

Date of death:
5 Av 5731 (27 July 1971)
Died in combat?:
No

Places

Addresses

Family home:
56 Stocks Street, Manchester (1891)
Family home:
69 Elizabeth Street, Manchester (1901)
Family home:
13 Hampshire Street, Cheetham Manchester (1911)

Schools

Name:
Worthing School of Art
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Artist

Bessie was a very talented artist and sculptor.

Jewish Chronicle , 04 April 1919

At the request of the chairman, the Rev. Jacob Phillips, on behalf of the
club, presented a gold watch to Sergt. Morris Baker, who had gained the
Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Military Medal Whilst on active service in France. Mr. PHILLIPS said that Sergt. Baker was one of a family distinguished for prominent and worthy military serviced. His brother Alec had been wounded and had played his part well, and his sister Miss Bessie Baker, had done excellent work at a military at Southport. She had been especially "mentioned" and would shortly receive the Great War Cross, a most coveted honour.

Family

Spouse

Abraham Eprile "Abe" (male)
Country of marriage:
UK

Siblings

Morris Baker "Moe" (male)
Alec Baker (male)
Jane Baker (female)
Mary Baker (female)
Abram Baker (male)
Rachel Baker (female)
Ethel Baker (female)
Clara Baker (female)

Parents

Father: David Baker (male)
Mother: Sara Baker (female)

Homefront

Occupation:
War service
Reserved occupation:
Nurse
Member of family in armed forces:
2 brothers - Morris and Alec
What was the impact of this:
She worked at R.N.A. Hospital, Truro and was awarded the Great War Cross.

Military Record

Roll of Honour

BAKER

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