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James George BIRD

Regimental number1315
Place of birthLeongatha, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressYarram Yarram, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Bird, Yarram Yarram, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentTPR
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 14 February 1919
Date of death4 December 1927
Place of burialYarram Cemetery

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