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Frederick Leslie BIRD

Regimental number2195
Place of birthEdenhope, Victoria
SchoolState School, Edenhope, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEdenhope PO, Edenhope, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Bird, Edenhope PO, Edenhope, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 March 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Date of death4 March 1917
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCite Bonjeane Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 13), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth BIRD, Edenhope, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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