Māori › Thomas Henry Bird Born 27 January 1891 - Died 14 July 1916 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 8/2537 AWMM WWI 8/2137 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 56 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesThomas Henry AWMM SurnameBird AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 8/2537 AWMM WWI 8/2137 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth27 January 1891 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Care of E. W. Osborne, Te Tipua, Mataura, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMiss E. Bird (sister), 62 Le Crens Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 8/2537 AWMM WWI 8/2137 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Otago, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 14 Aug 1915-19 September 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 27 AWMM Vessel was Willochra AWMM Private AWMM Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM 6th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Thomas Henry Bird was the son of Thomas and Alice Bird, of Pleasant Point, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death14 July 1916 AWMM Age 23 AWMM Somme, Northern France AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes CemeteryCite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. E. 8. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Thomas Henry Bird by laying a poppy. Thomas Andrew Bird Thomas Edward Bird Thomas Henry Bird Thomas John Noel Bird W.A. Bird Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Thomas Henry Bird Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects The magazine of the Sixth Reinforcements New Zealand Expeditionary Force Library / Pictorial › publication At sea D526.2 WIL Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission. http://www.cwgc.org Sources Used Military personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22311412 Further Reference SCRoll profile (South Canterbury Roll of Honour) https://museum.timaru.govt.nz/explore/scroll/profile?id=1091 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM Page No: 56 AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.