Fireman and Trimmer William James Bird

Mercantile Marine

Died: Sunday 14 April 1918 (aged 30)

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Record:
BIRD, WILLIAM JAMES
Additional information:
Son of Robert Bird, and the late Charlotte Thompson Bird; husband of Annabella Bird (nee Beattie), of 10, Richmond St., Glasgow. Born at Lisburn, Ireland.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Bird, William James
Memorial:
Eye (WMR 4649)
Location:
Eye, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Bird, William James
Memorial:
Eye Roll of Honour (WMR 92869)
Location:
Eye, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Bird, William James
Memorial:
10th Service Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 21919)
Location:
Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Bird, William James
Memorial:
10th Service Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 21919)
Location:
Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Bird, William J
Memorial:
St Peter And St Paul Church (WMR 4744)
Location:
Eye, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Bird, William J
Memorial:
Baptist Church (WMR 4665)
Location:
Eye, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Bird, William J
Memorial:
Eye Roll of Honour (WMR 86760)
Location:
Eye, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Bird, W J
Memorial:
Bishop Veseys Grammar School - WW1 (WMR 38683)
Location:
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Bird, W J
Memorial:
Ipswich Cenotaph (WMR 4614)
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Bird, W J
Memorial:
Bromley Postal District Staff - WW1 (Beckenham, Bromley, Chislehurst & St Mary Cray & Swanley Junction) (WMR 41354)
Location:
Bromley, Greater London
Name recorded:
Bird, W J
Memorial:
Men Of Cambridgeshire And The Isle Of Ely (WMR 12935)
Location:
Ely, Cambridgeshire

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Name:
Private J Bird
Context:
Wounded
Date:
15 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 95 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. (page 44)
Name:
Private J Bird
Context:
Date:
15 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 95 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. (page 37)
Name:
Private F Bird
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
15 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 95 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. (page 45)