Born at East Fremantle, CoE. Enlisted 5 January 1916 age 20, light house keeper. Nok father, Patrick David Baird of Cape Naturalist c/- Caves Rd, Busselton. His father also enlisted in the AIF and served in France in 1917. Mother, Ellen Forrest Baird. Patrick jnr. embarked at Fremantle per A38 Ulysses 1 April 1916 and was hospitalised with measles. Sailed from Alexandria per Minnetonka 3 June 1916. Killed in action in France on November 1916. No personal effects and no burial details are given on file. His name is on memorial tree at Mosman Park, Western Australia. Service medals: BWM and VM.