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Thomas Harold BIRD

ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer and grazier
AddressOrindinna, Gresford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Willam Bird, same address
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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