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George BAIRD

Regimental number2274
Place of birthDarvel, Ayrshire, Scotland
SchoolPublic School, Darvel, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia28
Address'Tona', Arthur Street, Manilla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Baird, 14 Temple Street, Darvel, Scotland
Previous military serviceAyrshire Rifle Volunteers
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGassed at Villers Bretonneux
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 9B), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other detailsWar service: Western Front [Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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