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Army Number: NX47812Image not available
Surname: BAIRD
First Names: James Harold
Known as: Jim
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Mary Jean BAIRD
Date of Birth: 11/1/1908
Place of Birth: Waratah, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1940
Locality on Enlistment: South Murwillumbah, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 3rd Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: D
Platoon: 17
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: A Force (Ramsay Force)
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 12/9/1944
Cemetery: Labuan Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Panel 17
Memorial: Murwillumbah, NSW
Information: Detached to HQ, AIF for duty on 12/17/1941; rejoined Unit on 31/12/1941; embarked with "A" Force on 14/5/1942; sent from Thailand to Japan after Railway completed; on board Rakuyo Maru when torpedoed and sunk by US submarine on 12/9/1944; DVA Nominal Roll shows NOK as Mary BAIRD
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