BAIKIE, Andrew
(Service number 43938)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 31 January 1889 Place of Birth Evie, Orkney, Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o John BAIKIE, Glenavy
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mr J. BAIKIE (uncle), Glenavy, South Canterbury; Mr A. BAIKIE (father), Erie, Orkney, Scotland
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 23rd Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battaliion, C Company
Date 2 April 1917
Transport Corinthic
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded - right leg amputated

Post-war Occupations



Date 17 August 1950 Age 61 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Lawn Cemetery
Memorial Reference Returned Services Division
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Andrew Baikie, born on 31 January 1889 at Evie, Orkney, Scotland, was the son of Andrew and Adamina Baikie. He was at home at Evie with his family in 1891 and 1901. His brother James William Baikie also came to New Zealand and enlisted with the New Zealand Forces. Andrew was wounded, resulting in the amputation of his right leg and permanent disability.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 December 2017]; Waimate Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [21 December 2017]; NZ Death Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 December 2017]; Scotland census transcriptions, 1891 & 1901 ( [21 December 2017]

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