DOD: January 11, 1938
House: Fire Insurance Salvage Co.
County: BALTIMORE CITY
Years of Service: 8
Box 7823 sounded at 9:55 a.m. A dwelling fire at 2011 Whittier Avenue. The occupant rescued her baby from a flaming 2nd floor bedroom that was badly damaged. Regularman James N."Whitey" Baldwin (Salvage Corps No.3) was throwing a mattress off the rear second porch,slipped on the ice and plunged over the railing some 15 feet to the concrete walkway below. Regularman Baldwin landed on his head and was killed instantly. Regularman James N. "Whitey" Baldwin was 31 years old and had served 8 years.
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