BAIRD, David

Service Number: 660
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Invercargill, New Zealand, 1884
Home Town: Yarraville, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Painter
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 28, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 660, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 660, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 660, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 58 Newcastle Street, Yarraville, Victoria

Son of Alexandrina Baird of 34 Jackson Street, Invercargill, NZ

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Southland Mounted Rifles, NZ