WILLIAM GEORGE L. BIRD

 

Born: 1886, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Died: 31st July 1915; 29; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 21st September 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8127

Regiment: York & Lancaster Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:
A.4.27.
St. Sever Cemetery,
Rouen,
France.

CENSUS

1911   India

William was 25 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Battalion of the York & Lancaster Regiment.

William is also remembered on the war memorial under Transport at the Town Hall, Ipswich and St. Clement’s Church WW1 War Memorial

 

York & Lancaster Regiment, 2nd Battalion: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/york-lancaster-regiment/
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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