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Eric James BAIRD

Regimental number2459
Place of birthDungog New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMungery, via Tomingley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Rev David Baird, 'The Manse,', Pitt Town, via Windsor, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 26 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollLH7REIN17
FateReturned to Australia 27 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 276 Sergeant Norman BAIRD, 12th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.

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