Baird, Cameron

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Name
Baird, Cameron Gender: M
Cameron Stewart Baird
born on 7 June 1981 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Burnie, Australia, 41s04, 145e54
Timezone AEST h10e (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 16°22' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 19°24 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 13°07'



Cameron Baird (memorial in Burnie)

Biography

Australian Army soldier who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia, the highest award in the Australian honours system, in February 2014. Baird is the fourth person to receive the Victoria Cross for Australia.

Baird was killed in operations in Afghanistan on 22 June 2013, aged 32, at Khod Valley, Uruzgan province. His portrait appears on a 70c Australian postage stamp, in the 2015 'Australian Legends' series.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from The Commando: The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG by Ben Mckelvey (Hachette UK, 2017), p. 13: "Cameron Stewart Baird was born on a cold, squally day in Burnie in June 1981, second son to Doug and Kaye Baird." A birth time of 3pm is speculative.

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Victoria Cross for Australia)
  • Vocation : Military : Killed
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Corporal)