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Charles William BIRD

Regimental number2539
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMail contractor
AddressKellerberrin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Samuel Charles Bird, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date30 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1876 Corporal Lionel Edgar BIRD MM, 5th Traffic Control Detachment, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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