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Henry Wright BIRD

Regimental number2120
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address25 Allison Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Emily Bird, 'Wimba', 25 Allison Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Charlotte BIRD; Wife: Alice Emily BIRD
Other details

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

Date of death3 December 1924
Age at death38
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Victoria

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