|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Address||183 Page Street, Albert Park, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S Baird, 183 Page Street, Albert Park, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/41/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Australian General Hospital|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Meritorious Service Medal
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 2076 Driver Henry George BAIRD, Australian Army Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918; 7711 Driver William BAIRD, 1st Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked from Melbourne, 2 February 1915.
Proceeded to Gallipoli, 3 August 1915.
Wounded in action, 8 August 1915 (gun shot wound, right knee); transferred to No. 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 11 August 1915. Dischaged from hospital and taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance Details, 29 August 1915. Promoted Corporal, 21 November 1915.
Admitted to 1st Southern Midland Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, 30 December 1915 (influenza); discharged to duty, 4 January 1916. Admitted to 15th General Hospital, 11 January 1916 (pyrexia); transferred to No. 1 Australian General Hospital, 18 January 1916 (enteritis); to No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 19 January 1916; to Australian and New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, 26 January 1916; discharged to duty, 5 May 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, post inoculation, 1 May 1916; discharged to duty, 5 May 1916.
Admitted to 14th General Hospital, Abbassia, 21 October 1916 (synovitis); discharged to duty, 27 October 1916.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 15 December 1916; Sergeant, 15 December 1916.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 9 February 1919; arrived Melbourne, 23 March 1919; discharged, 23 May 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||77|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Fawkner Crematorium; ashes interred in Fawkner Memorial Park, Victoria.|