Norman BAIRD

BAIRD, Norman

Service Numbers: 7685, 7685A, Q249911
Enlisted: 2 August 1917, Cairns, Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Bloomfield River, Queensland, 24 February 1888
Home Town: Cooktown, Cook, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
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World War 1 Service

2 Aug 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7685, Cairns, Queensland
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7685, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 Oct 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7685, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
7 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 7685A, Australian Veterinary Hospital

World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1943: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN Q249911, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Cairns, Queensland
27 Apr 1943: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN Q249911, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
24 Jul 1944: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Corporal, SN Q249911, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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Biography

"...7685 Private Norman Baird... of the 9th Battalion. Pte Baird, a miner from Cooktown, Queensland prior to enlistment... embarked with the 26th Reinforcements from Sydney on HMAT Euripides on 31 October 1917. Pte Baird later transferred to the 15th Battalion with the service number 7685A and then to the Australian Veterinary Hospital before returning to Australia on 19 April 1919..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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