Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Andrew Baird

In memory of:

Private Andrew Baird

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

799541

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 4, 1878
Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland

Enlistment:

January 22, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Alexander and Jessie Baird, of Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland; husband of Agnes Baird, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 194 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY (France)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. E. 27.

Location:

Thelus is a village about 6.5 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Lens. The NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY is on the western side of the main road and about 1.5 kilometres south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Andrew Baird originally enlisted with 134th Battalion (48th Highlanders) on January 22nd, 1916 in Toronto.
  • Grave Marker– Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
 DILEAS GU BRATH.
  • Cap Badge of 134th– Cap Badge 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Baird was originally a member of the 134th Bn before transfer to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge of the 15th– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).   Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).   Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 333 of 1072.
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project.
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project.
  • Nine Elms Military Cemtery– The Nine Elms Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, France. It is about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– Inscription: "A Beautiful Memory Left Behind"    (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave marker– Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Nine Elms Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, France. It is located about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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