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John Garfield BIRD

Regimental number877
Place of birthLamton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressFoster, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Bird, Foster, Victoria
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 7 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919

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