Baines, Robert –

Son of Mrs. Baines, of 35, New Green, Harwood, Lancashire, and the late Robert Baines; husband of Lydia May Barnes, of 83. St. Mary’s Road, Widnes, Lancashire. Wounded in the right leg at Vimy Ridge 14/04/1917. Formerly 89th Bn., Canadian Imperial Forces.

Personal details

  • Surname: Baines
  • Forename: Robert
  • Date of birth: June 24th, 1890
  • Birth place: Harwood, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Unit: 7th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
  • Service number: 183058
  • Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: November 4th, 1915 - 1915-11-04
  • Enlistment location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: M.M.


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 04/05/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6g

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