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Robert Young BAIRD

Regimental number13690
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSeaman
Address157 a'Beckett Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, A Baird, c/o Union S.S. Co., Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Malwa on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary BAIRD; Wife: Amelia May BAIRD
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 June 1939
Age at death58
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery (Anglican Section, Plot 0, Grave No. 3659), Melbourne, Victoria

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