(Service number )
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||19 February 1887||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||North Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience||Volunteers - 2 years|
|Next of Kin|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||24 July 1958||Age||72 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Notices||Timaru Herald, 25 July 1958|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Cremated Christchurch|
|New Zealand Memorials|
James Baird was the son of William and Mary Louisa (née Stewart) Baird. James had been rejected for military service on account of an accident to his feet and hernia.
School Admission Records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [17 December 2016]; Timaru Herald, 25 July 1958 (Timaru District Library) [20 December 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [22 December 2016]; SCroll submission by A Baird, 30 August 2017
No documents available.
Researched and Written by
Currently Assigned to
Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License unless otherwise stated.
Tell us more
Do you have information that could be added to this story? Or related images that you are happy to share? Submit them here!