The Men

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T W Y

BAIRD, DAVID

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Private
6976841
14/09/1944
Unknown
King’s Own Scottish Borderers 6th Bn.
I. A. Joint grave 16-17.

On the 14th of September the 6th bn. of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers, attempted to cross the canal near SAS7 between the towns of Mol and Geel in Belgium. The unit was ambushed and D. Baird and J.T. Renton were killed. Their commander Major Norman Chetwynd Rollo M.C., was mortally wounded and died the next day.











There is a memorial placed at SAS 7, Geel, Belgium.