William John BIRD

Regimental number3515
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address38 Cumberland Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Bird, 38 Cumberland Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
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Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 June 1963