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Frederick Arthur BIRD

Regimental number559
Place of birthLeongatha, Victoria
SchoolYarram Yarram State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressYarram, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Bird, Yarram, South Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death18.5
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 4), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ada Jane BIRD, Yarram, South Gippsland, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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