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Clifford William BAIRD

Regimental number5955
Date of birth23 August 1895
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
SchoolNailsworth Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMail driver
AddressOlive Street, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Baird, Olive Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 26 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8810
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Discharge date25 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2778 Pte Alfred John BAIRD, 43rd Bn, died of wounds, 7 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Disembarked Australia, 25 April 1919; discharged, 25 June 1919.

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

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