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George Walter BIRD

Regimental number2589
Place of birthKalgoorlie, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressTantanoola, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella C Bird, 63 King William Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3589A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other details

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

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