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Baird, Leonard Barron

Captain Leonard Barron Baird, R.A.M.C., attd Manchester Regiment, elder son of Dr. Baird, of Springwell, Manchester-road, Bury was killed on April 21, aged 29. He was educated at Manchester Grammar School and Victoria University. He became an undergraduate of London University and qualified as a doctor in 1914. He joined the forces on the outbreak of war, and went through the Gallipoli campaign. Times 28/4/1917


First name(s)Leonard Barron
Date of birth1887
Place of birthUttoxeter District
Family details

Son of Dr W J and Mrs A A Baird, of Springwells, Bury.

Previous educationManchester Grammar School; Victoria University
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseEvening Dept. Arts and Science
Military unitR.A.M.C., Manchester Regiment attd 1/10th Bn.
Date enlistedSep. 1914
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsEgypt, Dardanelles, France & Flanders
Decorations / medalsM C; Twice mentioned Despatches
Date of death20 April 1917
Age at death29
Rank at deathCaptain
Burial placeTincourt New British Cemetery
Commemoration(s)Added to King's College War Memorial in 2012; Manchester University Roll of Honour

King’s College London Archives: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Manchester University Roll of Service (ebook)

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