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Joseph Stephen BIRD

Regimental number6670
Place of birthWanganui, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, W Bird, Allen's Corner, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 24 October 1916 - 27th Bn, 19th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 27th Bn, 5 November 1917.
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Date of death10 June 1918
Age at death30
Place of burialDive Copse British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Le-Sec, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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