Jonathan Baldwin was living in the Merry Bells in 1921 with his wife Mary Baldwin nee Loder. He was born in Worminghall in 1882 and had married Mary in 1910. He joined the RASC on 17 March 1917 giving his occupation as baker. After the Armistice he was posted to Germany with 8th Field Bakery, Ehrenfeld, Cologne. He gave his address as Ye Merry Bells, Wheatley, where he was styled ‘Manager, Temperance Hotel'. His rank was as Private and his number S/310215. He had a very bad attack of ‘Flu during the world pandemic of 1918, spending two months in hospital. He was posted to the Army Reserve on demobilisation on 13 March 1919.