Pte. John Wallace Baigent

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Pte. John Wallace Baigent

Birthplace: Wakefield, Tasman, South Island, New Zealand
Death: March 29, 1918 (24)
Somme, Hauts-de-France, France (World War I: Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Grevillers, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Baigent and Phoebe Baigent
Brother of Beatrice Lillian Muriel Baigent; Lewis Edward Henry Baigent; Dr. Cyril Victor Atmore Baigent, OBE; Edgar Oliver Baigent and Gladys Dorothy Frank
Half brother of Frederick Henry Nelson Baigent; Alice Adelaide Hodgson; Albert Henry Baigent; Edith Emily Baigent; Jessie Florence Elizabeth Strachan and 1 other

Occupation: Sawmill hand | Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Find A Grave ID: 15288097
Service No: WWI 46221
Managed by: Susanne Margaret Melton
Last Updated:

About Pte. John Wallace Baigent

Private in CIR, file number 46221. John Baigent was the son of Mr Henry and Phoebe Baigent, of 78, Waimea Street, Nelson, New Zealand. Henry Baigent (father), Timber-merchant, Nelson, New Zealand.


  1. Cenotaph:
  2. New Zealand and World War One Roll of Honour: / Ref 2.4.2021
  3. NZBDM Birth Ref# 1893/3690 Baigent, John Wallace | Mother Phoebe | Father Henry.
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Pte. John Wallace Baigent's Timeline

July 1, 1893
Wakefield, Tasman, South Island, New Zealand
March 29, 1918
Age 24
Somme, Hauts-de-France, France
March 29, 1918
Age 24
Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France