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Victor Clarence Baigent

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Clarence AWMM
  • Surname
    Baigent AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 80326 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 November 1897 Military personnel file Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
    2 November 1897 Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Robert Baigent (father), Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 October 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 80326 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of bronchitis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Victor Baigent was the son of Robert and Lena Baigent, of Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 February 1919 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire, England AWMM C. 378. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    War memorial at Wakefield Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - audit of regional war memorials combined with local research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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