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840236   Gunner Joseph Baird
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery (British Army)
Died: 20/04/1941 (Unknown)
Age: 25
Joseph Baird was the son of William and Elizabeth Baird, of Coalisland, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He was born about 1916. Gunner Joseph Baird was serving with the Royal Artillery when he died on 20th April 1941, age 25. Gunner Joseph Baird is buried in Plot I/1. Grave 82 at Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, England.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Oxford Botley Cemetery
  Oxford, Oxfordshire, 9
Grave Ref: Plot I/1 Grave 82
CWGC Casualty 2436685
Leave the Oxford Western bypass (A34) at the Botley Interchange (A34-A420 junction). From the raised roundabout take the exit signposted Oxford A420. At the traffic lights at the bottom of the slipway, bear left then immediately right into North Hinksey Lane. After about 100 metres the lane bends sharp left. The entrance to the Cemetery is about 50 metres beyond the sharp bend on the right hand side. Vehicle access is permitted into the Cemetery. The Commonwealth War Graves Plot is at the end of the driveway behind the Chapel.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
2 Newmills Parish Church Church Of Ireland - WWII Newmills
References and Links
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1 Photo of Joseph Baird's gravestone
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Joseph Baird's headstone can be purchased here.
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