Peter Arthur David Baker

Born 20.4.1921 Willesden,Middlesex educated Eastbourne College enlisted 1939 Royal Artillery (Gunner) OCTU,Catterick Campcommissioned 7.9.1940 Royal Artillery (Home Defence) 2Lt (148257) Intelligence Corps 12.8.1942 GHQ Liaison Regiment (E Squadron) October 1942 (A/Captain) fell ill December 1942 MI9 (Intelligence School 9 Western Europe Area) (IS9 WEA) 1944-45 POW 16/17.10.1944 Holland - escaped twice and recaptured both times Stalag XB Oflag 79liberated 12.4.1945 awarded M.C.,Croix de Guerre (NW Europe 1944-45) Conservative M.P. for Norfolk (South1950publisher,Falcon Press convicted for forgery (7 years in prison) expelled as M.P. 16.12.1954 married Gloria Mae Heaton-Armstrong (2 children) died 14.11.1966 Eastbourne,East Sussex

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