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Frank Bird

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  • Service number
    8/2406 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 4th (Otago) Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Bird AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8/2406 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 59 Esplanade, Petone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S. Bird (father), 53 Beach Street, Petone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 Jun 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8/2406 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 13 Jun 1915-24 July 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 24 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM
    5th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 4th (Otago) Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frank Bird was the son of Frank and Bertha Bird, of Ohaupo Road, Hamilton, New Zealand. Native of Manchester, England. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    • 19 AWMM
    • Born 9 June 1898 Public - Paul - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Family records
  • Date of death
    10 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    NZ Apse, Panel 3 AWMM
  • Obituary

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22 April 2015PaulManukau CityOther Relative