Charles (aka William ROBERTS) BAIRD

BAIRD, Charles (aka William ROBERTS)

Service Numbers: 1234, R1234A
Enlisted: 5 May 1915, Cooktown, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Bloomfield, Queensland, 8 April 1890
Home Town: Cooktown, Cook, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner/Stockman
Died: Wooroloo, WA, 16 March 1966, aged 75 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Northam Cemetery, W.A.
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World War 1 Service

5 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1234, Cooktown, Queensland
17 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1234, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1234, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hymettus, Brisbane
22 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN R1234A, 11th Light Horse Regiment
22 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, SN R1234A, 11th Light Horse Regiment, RMS Malwa, Sydney
18 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1234, 11th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Robert BAIRD and Dinah DALKEITH a woman of Aboriganal Descent