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George Thomas BIRD

Regimental number5786
Place of birthPaddington New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoal lumper
Address5 Princes Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eleanor Bird, 57 Princes Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 12 September 1915 - 18th Bn, 16th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 19 March 1917.
FateKilled in Action 3 June 1919
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death3 May 1917
Age at death25
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 6), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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