Alfred John BAIRD

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BAIRD, Alfred John

Service Number: 2778
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Quorn, South Australia, 22 March 1898
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Nailsworth Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Fitter &Turner
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 7 October 1917, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Nine Elms British Cemetery
Plot IV Row A Grave 12
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Croydon War Memorial, Kilburn Islington Railway Workshops Honour Roll, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board
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World War 1 Service

16 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2778, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
16 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2778, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Adelaide

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Biography

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Joseph BAIRD and Annie Elizabeth nee JOYCE

The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA: 1889 - 1931) Saturday 27 October 1917

THE LATE PRIVATE BAIRD.

Mr. and Mrs. Baird, of Olive-street, Prospect, have been notified that their second son, Private A. J. Baird, 43rd Battalion, died of wounds on October 7.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5566981