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Charles BIRD

Regimental number4686
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPipe moulder
AddressNorfolk Street, Epping, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Bird, Norfolk Street, Epping, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row L. Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Annie MADDEN, husband of Ethel BIRD, 17 Regent Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales. Born at New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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