Chief Butcher Walter Bird

Mercantile Marine

Died: Friday 7 May 1915 (aged 33)

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Record:
BIRD, WALTER
Additional information:
Son of Mary and the late Henry Bird; husband of Catherine Bird (nee Norrison), of 32, Derby Lane, Stoneycroft, Lancs. Born at Hoylake.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
Memorial:
Goodwin's Ivy Soap Works WW1 Roll of Honour (LOST) (WMR 62116)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
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All Saints Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 46702)
Location:
Wath On Dearne, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
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All Saints Church (WMR 52957)
Location:
Wath Upon Dearne, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
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Wath Upon Dearne (WMR 46696)
Location:
Wath On Dearne, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
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Mettingham - WW1 (WMR 4984)
Location:
Mettingham, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
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Burnley Lads Club Roll Of Honour WW1 (WMR 10654)
Location:
Burnley, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
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Mettingham WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 76891)
Location:
Mettingham, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
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Broadclyst - Roll of Honour (WMR 69729)
Location:
Broadclyst, Devon
Name recorded:
Bird, Walter
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Ashcott (WMR 24878)
Location:
Ashcott, Somerset
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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17th Duke Of Cambridge's Own Lancers - WW1 (WMR 50345)
Location:
Aldershot, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Queen Elizabeths Grammar School Memorial Plaque (WMR 27022)
Location:
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Templeborough Council School (lost) (WMR 52920)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Bird, W
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W G Stovey (WMR 19549)
Location:
Charlton Down, Dorset
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Old Boys WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 27020)
Location:
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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District Of St James - WW1 Reredos (WMR 52963)
Location:
Wath Upon Dearne, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Men Of Whitton - WW1 Chapel (WMR 47915)
Location:
Whitton, Greater London
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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St Simon And St Jude Church - Tablets (lost) (WMR 15813)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Bird, W
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St James Church - WW1 Served (WMR 52961)
Location:
Wath Upon Dearne, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Steel Peech And Tozer Ltd Phoenix Special Steel Works Served And Died (WMR 52922)
Location:
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Grangetown (WMR 6684)
Location:
Grangetown, South Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Seaforth and Waterloo (WMR 2554)
Location:
Waterloo, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Rugby Gates - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 19503)
Location:
Rugby, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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St Peters Church - WW1 (WMR 1132)
Location:
Ightham, Kent
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Codsall Methodist Church (WMR 27792)
Location:
Codsall, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Keighley Sunday Circle (WMR 28794)
Location:
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Hoddesdon And Rye Park (WMR 41655)
Location:
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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St Stephens Parish - Obelisk (WMR 28349)
Location:
Park Street, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Lee On The Solent (WMR 40452)
Location:
Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Cortonwood Colliery WW1 (WMR 47428)
Location:
Brampton, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane (WMR 22696)
Location:
Covent Garden, Greater London
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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W D And H O Wills Employees WW1 (WMR 46217)
Location:
Bristol, Avon
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Bristol Constabulary WW1 (WMR 90103)
Location:
Portishead, Avon
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Portobello Cross WW1 (WMR 17632)
Location:
Portobello, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Codsall (WMR 13540)
Location:
Codsall, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Blyth - WW1 Cenotaph (WMR 33495)
Location:
Blyth, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Crofton Parishioners WW1 (WMR 40483)
Location:
Stubbington, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
Memorial:
Stubbington (WMR 21281)
Location:
Stubbington, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Bird, W
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Men Of Stockwell (WMR 2256)
Location:
Stockwell, Greater London
Name recorded:
Bird, W
Memorial:
Men Of Cambridgeshire And The Isle Of Ely (WMR 12935)
Location:
Ely, Cambridgeshire

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Name:
Lieutenant W S Bird
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
9 May 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 2 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. (page 167)