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James Edward Baird



  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Baird AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Jim AWMM
    • J. E. Baird AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 348836 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 April 1939 AWMM
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  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Died in Patea AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    20 August 2019 AWMM
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  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Obituary
    James Edward (Jim):
    Born 2.4.1939, peacefully passed away in his sleep on 20.8.2019, with dog, Ted, by his side. Borneo, Malaya and Vietnam Veteran, Vintage car lover, and beloved father. Survived by Patricia, Candy, Charlene, Jane and Ted.
    In accordance to Jim's wishes a private cremation has taken place. A memorial service for Jim will be held out the front of Star Garage, Patea, 107 Egmont Street, on Thursday, August 29th 2019 at 10.30am (weather permitting), followed by proceedings at the Patea Bowling Club, 7 Meredith Street, Patea. If wet the service will be held in the Patea Bowling Club. An Auckland Memorial Service for Jim will also be held at Papakura R.S.A., 40 Elliot Street, Papakura, on Thursday 5th September 2019 at 2.00pm. AWMM
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