Captain Alexander Watson Baird

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
116th Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
July 11, 1916
Age at Enlistment:
24
Enlisted at:
Camp Borden, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
21, St. Andrew's Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Civilian Occupation:
Office Work
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
August 8, 1918
Age at Death:
26
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Amiens
Burial:
Hourges Orchard Cemetery, Domart-Sur-La-Luce, France
Plot:
A. 43A.
Commemorated:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario
 
Date of Birth:
March 2, 1892
Next of Kin:
Mrs. James Baird (mother), 21, St. Andrew's Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Presbyterian
Height:
Feet Inches
Chest:
Inches
Expansion:
Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference: ^ra358 - 43
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant
Canadian Infantry
126th Battalion
Captain
Canadian Infantry
116th Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Military Cross First Bar, Military Cross
Notes

Had previously served 3 months in the 88th Battalion, CEF, and in the 40th Regiment of Militia 

Son of James Baird, K.C. and Haldane R. Baird, of 35 Oriole Gardens, Toronto, Ontario.

Research Notes