2nd Lt James Hamilton Baird, RAF

1940s photo - Ancestry

1899 Oct 23. Born Kilmarnock, Ayr. James Hamilton Baird

1901 census at 6, Kay Park Terrace, Kilmarnock

 

He had been an apprentice in the Mercantile Marine prior to enlisting

 

1919 Feb 26 Commissioned 2nd Lt in RAF. The undermentioned Cadets are granted honorary commissions as 2nd Lts.: — 25376 James Hamilton Baird.

1920 Married Ruby Mirriam Heffer

1920 Dec 29 Joined ADRIC with service no 1337. Posted to A Coy

1921 Apr 9. Posted to Q Coy

1922 Feb 11. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Jul 4. The undermentioned are granted commissions as Pilot Officers on probation. James Hamilton BAIRD

1940 Sep 28. Married in London to Vera Irene Russell

1953 Missing in London

1979 Feb died Sat Caryle Place, Ecclefechan, Scotland

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