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Willam Patrick Bird

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Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) erected at the site of the original burials to remember those who died 14 November 1917 from Powles, C.G. (1922). p. 264 - No known copyright restrictions

Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) erected at the site of the original burials to remember those w …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Willam Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Bird AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Patrick Bird AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/857 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 September 1890 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Bird and Austin's, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    N. Bird (father), New Club, Glasgow, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/857 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • According to Luxford, Bird was buried on Top of the Hill, near Gaza, Jaffa Rd, Palestine.

    Rank last held was listed as Temporary Corporal AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 November 1917 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM M 29 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ayun Kara Memorial (destroyed), Palestine AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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