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Wilder DuPuy Baker
Born (1890-07-22)July 22, 1890
Died November 10, 1975(1975-11-10) (aged 85)
Place of birth Topeka, Kansas
Place of death Bay City, Michigan
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1910-1952
Rank US-O9 insignia.svg Vice Admiral
Commands held USS North Carolina
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Cold War
Awards Navy Cross
Silver Star
Legion of Merit

Wilder DuPuy Baker (July 22, 1890 - November 10, 1975) was a highly decorated United States Navy Vice admiral, who received a Navy Cross for his actions during World War II.


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1st Row Navy Cross Silver Star Legion of Merit w/ "V" Device
2nd Row Bronze Star Medal w/ "V" Device Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/ one star Navy Commendation Medal w/ two Gold Stars
3rd Row World War I Victory Medal w/ Escort Clasp Second Nicaraguan Campaign Medal American Defense Service Medal w/ Atlantic Clasp
4th Row American Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ one silver and one bronze service stars World War II Victory Medal
5th Row Navy Occupation Service Medal National Defense Service Medal Philippine Liberation Medal w/ two stars

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