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Roy Douglas BAIRD

Regimental number1997
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
AddressCootha, via Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 4"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinFather, William W Baird, Cootha, via Dubbo, New South Wales
Previous military service42nd Infantry, C Company
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 October 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollLH7REIN14
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3650 Pte Thomas Lawrence BAIRD, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 June 1919; 50302 Pte William Fuller BAIRD, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27th June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAIRD Roy Douglas

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