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Joseph Charles BIRD

Regimental number34394
Place of birthLongford, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWoolmers, Longford, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs Jane Ferguson, Longford, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 June 1965

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