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Robert Baird

Rank: Private
Street: 399 King Street West
Town/Village: Toronto, Ontario,
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Country: Canada
Alternative Address: Ballymahon, Longford, County Longford; 44 Hayden Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Canadian Dragoons, Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force
Regiment Number: 550677
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war

Robert Baird was born on the 20th October 1889 in Ballymahon, Co. Longford and emigrated to Canada in 1910. Prior to enlistment in the COEF in October 1917, he worked as an asbestos worker. During the War, Robert served overseas in both England and France. After the War, Baird married Daisy Wilson on the 10th November 1919 at York, Toronto and their first child was a daughter called Margaret.

Parents Names: Son of the late Samuel Baird and Margaret English. Nephew of William Baird, 314 Cupear Street, Belfast, Ireland
Notes: Samuel Baird was born in Co. Armagh, according to Robert's 1919 marriage record. The beneficiary of Robert's will was to be his aunt Miss English of Liverpool. Robert Baird briefly suffered from frostbite to the fingers of his right hand in 1918. His and Daisy's address in 1941 was 1865, Windermore Road, Walkerville, Windsor, Ontario.

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