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John Baird

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Baird AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 39144 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Baird (father), Otapiri Gorge, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 39144 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Baird was the son of William and Isabella Baird, of Benmore, Southland, Invercargill. Native of Otapiri Gorge, Southland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • 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
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of John Baird

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  • Forever grateful to all who made the ultimate sacrifice & to those who returned. Remember my father speaking of John. Rest in Peace.
    Public - Isabel - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
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  • Rest in Peace John. I don't know you but you have my father's name.
    Public - Anthony - 16 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2015Isabel Balclutha New ZealandOther Relative
16 April 2015AnthonyChristchurchOther
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