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Joseph BAIRD

Regimental number6157
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
OccupationSoda fountain dispenser
Address76 Hargrave Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.10
Height5' 6"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Baird, 76 Hargrave Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1920
Discharge date4 May 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedricksruh', 22 January 1920; disembarked Sydney, 12 March 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 4 May 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAIRD Joseph

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