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Thomas BAIRD

Regimental number5426
Place of birthLargs, Ayrshire, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIron driller
Address165 Melrose Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Baird, 39 Wilson Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 15/7/15 and posted to 5th Field Company Engineers, 2nd Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 5th Field Company Engineers, 18/3/16. Wounded, 20/11/16; died of shell shock and concussion.
FateDied of wounds 22 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers-Guedecourt sector, France
Date of death22 November 1916
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot Vi, Row C, Grave No. 3), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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