Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Baird, Alexander Galt


Description
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and two red slashes.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1897-1919
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Baird, Alexander Galt ; Baird, Alex (Mrs.) ; Baird, Jean M.
Local identifier:
WW1_B_026
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3668 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Place of enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.08339 Longitude: -81.29975
  • Place of military service:
    France, France
    Latitude: 46 Longitude: 2
  • Place of military service:
    Champagne-Ardenne, France
    Latitude: 48.86667 Longitude: 4.15
  • Place of residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4334 Longitude: -80.31637
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Full Text

Baird, Alexander Galt

Cadet.

Enlisted October 2, 1915 at London with 71st Infantry Battalion. He transferred to 10th Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery for service in France and then for commission in Royal Air Force.

Presbyterian.

Born at Galt, October 10, 1897 and educated at the Public School and Collegiate Institute of Galt. Unmarried.

He was discharged February 6, 1919 and lives in Hespeler with his mother, Mrs. Alex Baird, Drawer M, Hespeler.

He served overseas from April 11, 1916 to January 10, 1919. He was wounded at the Somme on November 18, 1916 and at Hill 70 on August 16, 1917.

Jean M. Baird, Drawer M, Hespeler, Ontario.

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Baird, Alexander Galt


A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and two red slashes.