Wednesday, October 1, 2014

David Edmund Baird

Port Coquitlam cenotaph
Port Coquitlam cenotaph, western side plinth
David Edmund Baird  29th Battalion, British Columbia Regiment.
      Signed his attestation papers on the 11th of November 1914 at Vancouver, B.C.   75565   laborer. David was born on the 14th of May 1895, in Quebec

  "Killed in Action" on the 13th of August 1916 while his unit was in the St. Eloi Sector.
  David is buried at Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderan, Belgium.     Virtual Memorial for David Edmund Baird

MOTHER: Mary Jane Peever, Mary Jane Baird 1870 – 1943
FATHER: William John Baird

BROTHER: B or E. Baird
SISTER: Susan Ann Baird , Susan Ann Cook  14 June 900 Thornby, Quebec – 1988

NOTE: Sadly very little appears to be known about this fellow.

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