FREDERICK GARNHAM BIRD

FRED

Born: 1880, Albion Street, Ipswich.

Died: 12th August 1916; age 36; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 26836.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:
Pier & Face 1C & 2A.
Thiepval Memorial,
Somme,
France.

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late John Chenery Bird & Hannah Bird.

CENSUS

1881   17, Albion Street, Ipswich.

Frederick was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.
John Chenery Bird, 45, a Trinity Pilot, born Ipswich.
Hannah Bird (nee Garnham), 40, born Albion Place, Ipswich.
John William Bird, 15, a Grainer Apprentice, born Ipswich.
Walter Ernest Bird, 13, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.
Flora Annie Bird, 7, born Ipswich.
Thomas Charles Bird, 5, born Albion Street, Ipswich.
Agnes Sarah Bird, 3, born Albion Street, Ipswich.

1891   17, Albion Street, Ipswich.

Frederick was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
John, 55, a Trinity Pilot.
Hannah, 50.
John, 25, a House Painter.
Walter, an Engine Fitter.
Henry Bird, 21, a General labourer, born Ipswich.
Arthur Robert Bird, 19, a Sugar Boiler, born Ipswich.
Flora, 17, a Boot Machinist.
Charles, 15.

1901   16, Unity Street, Ipswich.

Frederick was 21 years old, a Plough Fitter. He was living with his parents & siblings.
John, 65, a Trinity Pilot.
Hannah, 60.
Henry, 31, a Crane Driver – Engineering Works.
Arthur, 29, a Sugar Boiler.
Thomas, 25, an Engine Smith.
Agnes, 23.

1911   16, Unity Street, Ipswich.

Frederick was 31 years old, a Quay Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
John, 75, a Trinity House Pensioner.
Hannah, 70.
Charles, 35, a Blacksmith – Orwell Works – Iron Foundry.
Agnes, 35, Mother’s Help – at home.

Frederick’s father John Chenery Bird died, 1914, Ipswich. His mother Hannah Bird died, 1917, Ipswich.

Frederick is also remembered on Holy Trinity Church War memorial Ipswich,

 

 

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