Thomas Baird

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Thomas Baird
Rank: Private
Service No: 10576
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 14/10/1916
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders (2nd Bn.)
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No 2

Rutherglen Lore information: 26 Regent Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Sister Elizabeth Baird.
1901 census information:
Address: 20 Cathcart Street, Rutherglen.
Father: William (50) fireman at coalmine, born about 1851 in East Kilbride.
Mother: Janet R (43) born about 1858 in Rutherglen.
Brother: William (18) brass moulder, born about 1883 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Robert (16) coal miner, born about 1885 in Rutherglen.
Self: Thomas (11) born about 1890 in Rutherglen.
Brother: Andrew (8) born about 1893 in Rutherglen.
Sister: Elizabeth (5) born about 1896 in Rutherglen.

Not 100% sure this is the correct Thomas however he is the only Thomas born in Rutherglen with a sister Elizabeth.