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Samuel James BIRD

Regimental number4079
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStriker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles Bird, Senior Constable, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 July 1946
Age at death51
Place of burialWalpeup Cemetery, Victoria

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