1887 Dec 4. Born Headington, Oxford
1891 census at 19, Banbury Road, St Giles, Oxford
1901 census at 19, Banbury Road, St Giles, Oxford
1911 census I cannot find him.
1915 May 16. The undermentioned to be Second Lieutenants (on probation). Noel Arthur Baines, 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots.
1915 Nov. Landed in Gallipoli
1915 Dec 6. Royal Scots. The undermentioned Second Lieutenants (on probation) are confirmed in their rank: — Noel Arthur Baines
1917 Jul 1. R. Scots.—The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts.:— N. A. Baines
1919 Sep 20. Gazetted Chevalier of Order of the Crown of Roumania. Lieutenant Noel Arthur Baines, 3rd Battalion, Royal Scots Regiment (Special Reserve).
1920 Mar 20. The undermentioned are placed on the ret. list: — 3rd R. Scots.—Lt. N. A. Baines, on account of ill-health contracted on active service.
1920 Aug 20 Joined ARIC with service no 363. Posted C Coy, Section Leader
1921 May 6 to 21 May on Leave
1921 May 26 S/Ll in charge of a number of raids
1921 May 28 Promoted Platoon commander
1921 May 29 Was in one of the tenders ambushed in St Stephen's Green
1921 Jul 2. Posted to G Coy.Promoted 2nd in Command
1921 Aug 13 Posted to L Coy as 2nd in Command
1921 Sep 6 to 12 Sep on Leave
1921 Sep 16 to Sep 30 on Leave
1921 Oct 1. Posted C Coy . Reverted to T/Cadet
1922. Jan Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1922 Nov 2. Leaves UK for New Zealand. 11 Winchester Rd, Oxford. Occupation "farming"
1927 May. Died in a climbing accident in NZ. He was a schoolmaster at Wanganui Collegiate School