William Service Aird

Biography of William Service Aird

Captain William Service Aird of the RAMC was born in New Monkland and graduated MB ChB from the University in 1940. In 1939 he became a Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Aird served in Burma and died there on 10 May 1943. For more information regarding Captain Aird's service with the Chindits in Burma, please visit the Operation Longclothwebsite, created by Mr Stephen Fogden. An image of Captain Aird's Army Overseas Death Certificate is featured.


William Service Aird
Born 23 February 1912, New Monkland, Scotland.
Died 10 May 1943.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1940;
Father's Details: Robert; Medical practitioner
War Service: Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps
Grave / Memorial: Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 25th Jan 2012

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