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John Oliver BAIRD

Regimental number5953
Place of birthTruro, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressNeale's Flat, Eudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Baird, Neale's Flat, Eudunda, South Australia
Enlistment date7 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 Roll8811
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 831 Lance Corporal Thomas Edwin BAIRD, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917.

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