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Horace William BIRD

Regimental number2061
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressWellington Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Bird, 54 Vine Street, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMED26.65.2R.B
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Discharge date6 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kildonian Castle', 21 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 6 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BIRD Horace William

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