Charles George Baker [1830-1906]
Victoria CrossOn 27 September 1858 at Suhejnee, near Peroo, Bengal, during the Indian Mutiny Lieutenant Baker was in command of a mixed party of cavalry and mounted police (about 120 strong) which attacked and put to flight a force of about 100 rebels. The whole operation, brilliantly conceived and most gallantly carried out, resulted in the utter defeat of the enemy.

George Baker was born in Neocolly, Bengal, India on 8 December 1830 and died on 19 February 1906 at Southbourne. He is buried in Christchurch Cemetery.

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