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William BAIRD

Regimental number7711
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStoreman
Address138 Page Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs T Baird, 138 Page Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train Reinforcements 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 809 Sergeant Thomas BAIRD MSM, 14th Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919; 2076 Driver Henry George BAIRD, Australian Army Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918.

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