Bird MM, Albert

BORN HULL 24/02/1891. YOUNGEST SON OF GEORGE BIRD AND SARAH KEMP BIRD (1855-1935), OF 22 GLASGOW STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). A REGULAR SOLDIER. HE MARRIED ETHEL CLARA STICKLEY, IN KENSINGTON, ON 12/02/1916. THEY LIVED AT 15 WEST ROW, KENSAL ROAD, KENSINGTON, WITH THEIR SON, REGINALD WILLIAM BIRD, BEM, BORN 24/04/1917. HE SERVED, AS COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR, 1ST BATTALION COLDSTREAM GUARDS. HE ARRIVED IN FRANCE WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, ON 13/08/1914. AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL FOR BRAVERY. WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 27/09/1918, AGED 27. HE IS BURIED AT SANDERS KEEP MILITARY CEMETERY, GRAINCOURT-LES-HAVRINCOURT.
HE WAS BROTHER TO JOHN EDWARD BIRD, MARGARET AND GERTRUDE. HIS BROTHER, GEORGE BIRD, 2ND COLDSTREAM GUARDS, WAS KILLED IN ACTION, AT YPRES ON 27/10/1914. HIS OTHER BROTHER, WILLIAM BIRD, 1ST NORTHANTS WAS ALSO KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 12/09/1916, AGED 28.


First name:
ALBERT
Military Number:
8973
Rank:
Company Sergeant Major
Date Died
27/09/1918
Place died:
SANDERS KEEP MILITARY CEMETERY, GRAINCOURT-LES-HAVRINCOURT
Age:
27
22 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK