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Douglas Baird

Group photo taken by Douglas Baird. From left: Eric Sisson, Dave McLennan, Douglas (Scottie) Baird, Jock Baigley, Robert Baird and Doug Sisson, all Taihape lads, seen here at Ballbeck, Syria before they headed back to Mersa Matruh. Information from 1894-1994 "give me Taihape on a Saturday night" by Denis Robertson, published by The Heritage Press, Canada. - This image may be subject to copyright

Group photo taken by Douglas Baird. From left: Eric Sisson, Dave McLennan, Douglas (Scottie) Baird, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Baird AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Scottie AWMM
  • Service number
    4290 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 118 A Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Jus. Baird (father), Mataroa Road, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Sinai & Palestine AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4290 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 12 AWMM
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