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Cecil McLean Baird

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  • Service number
    WWI 2/1386 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Cecil Roy McLean Baird AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Last rank
  • War
Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Ref: W0414, 1929.332, F016). Soldier's records were identified by Margaret Nash of the Panmure Branch of NZSG. This image has no known copyright restrictions.

Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Re …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil McLean AWMM
  • Surname
    Baird AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cecil Roy McLean Baird AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1386 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 November 1886 AWMM BlenheimMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Esplanade Road, Mount Eden, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs McLean Baird (mother), Esplanade Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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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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  • Transferred from NZEF Gunner NZ Field Artillery 3/11/1916 - He had served in Gallipoli & France, joined RNR HMS LOUVIAN torpedoed 20 January 1918 224 killed near Athens, Greece - transferred to minesweeper Lynn - known as 'Jack' discharged from the RN on 23 September 1919 - some confusion as to name - some records have Roy, but he does not use this. Reported as serving in HMS Lynn in September 1918 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    1 January 1962 AWMM
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  • 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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