|Place of birth||Forrest, Victoria|
|School||State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||236 Young Street, Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Clara Bird, 9 Collett Street, Kensington, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the 64th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Millitary Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 76), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John Jabez and Sarah BIRD. Born at Forrest, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to, and proceeded to 58th Bn from 6th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 23 February 1916; taken on strength of 58th Bn and reverts to the rank of Private, Tel el Kebir, 23 February 1916.
Promoted Corporal and appointed Lance Sergeant, Tel el Kebir, 2 March 1916.
Promoted Sergeant, Moascar, 11 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Buried at Eaton Hall Cemetery, no date stated.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BIRD Cecil George|