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Francis Edwin BIRD

Regimental number854
Place of birthToodyay, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLocomotive driver
AddressToodyay, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Bird, Toodyay, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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