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William George BAIRD

Regimental number2253
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolEnmore Public School, New South Wales
Address1 Kepos Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Baird, No 1 Kepos Street Redfern, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 07-12 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death07-12 August 1915 ; secondary dod: 12/08/1915
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. B), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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