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 in Edmonton, Middlesex

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

1935 Electoral Register. At Warwick Rd, Ealing with "wife" Vera Irene

1939 Jul 4. The undermentioned are granted commissions as Pilot Officers on probation. James Hamilton BAIRD 73791

1940 Sep 28. Married in London to Vera Irene Russell

1950 Electoral Register at Chelsea Embankment, London with Vera I

1953 Missing in London

1979 Feb died at Caryle Place, Ecclefechan, Scotland