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Leslie Gordon BIRD

Regimental number2455
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationChauffeur
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs Kathleen Bird, c/o Mrs Woyce, Wolseley Crescent, Point Piper, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
FateDied of wounds 22 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 22 May 1919.
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Messines, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 1), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lucy and the late James BIRD, husband of Kathleen BIRD, 67 Hargrave Street, Paddington, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

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

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