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BAIRD, THOMAS CAMPBELL

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:412355
Rank:Flying Officer
Date of Birth:14 September 1918
Place of Birth:Bourke, NSW, Australia
Date of Death:2 May 2008 (Aged 89 years)
Units:No. 87 Squadron, RAAF
No. 107 Squadron, RAAF
No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 5 Operational Training Unit, RAAF
No. 1 Air Observers School, RAAF
No. 2 Air Observers School, RAAF
No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF
No. 2 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF

NAA: A9300, BAIRD T C


1939-45 StarPacific Star1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

19 July 1941Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 2 Initial Training School, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
11 October 1941Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
16 October 1941Posted to No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Narromine.
11 December 1941Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
22 February 1942Posted to No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Benalla.
8 March 1942Posted to No. 7 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Deniliquin.
30 April 1942Posted to No. 2 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF, Parkes.
19 October 1942Posted to No. 1 Air Observers School, RAAF, Cootamundra.
8 February 1943Posted to No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, West Sale.
1 April 1943Promoted to Sergeant.
Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
16 April 1943Posted to No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RAAF, Rathmines.
28 May 1943Posted to No. 107 Squadron, RAAF, Rathmines.
1 October 1943Promoted to Pilot Officer.
1 April 1944Promoted to Flying Officer.
2 August 1944Posted to No. 5 Operational Training Unit, RAAF, Williamtown.
28 August 1944Posted to RAAF Station Bradfield Park.
1 November 1944Posted to No. 2 Reserve Personnel Pool, RAAF.
10 November 1944Posted to No. 87 Squadron, RAAF, Coomalie Creek.
22 April 1945Posted to No. 2 Reserve Personnel Pool, RAAF.
4 May 1945Posted to No. 3 RAAF Hospital, Concord.
23 July 1945Posted to No. 2 Air Observers School, RAAF, Mount Gambier.
5 September 1945Posted to No. 2 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
10 September 1945Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, BAIRD THOMAS CAMPBELL : Service Number - 412355 : Date of birth - 14 Sep 1918 : Place of birth - BOURKE NSW : Place of enlistment - SYDNEY : Next of Kin - Unknown, A9300, BAIRD T C.

Record updated on 6 May 2018.


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