Alfred Bird

Name

Alfred Bird

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/10/1918
30

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
G/60208
Royal Fusiliers (Bankers Bn.)
26th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
V. B. 14.
Belgium

UK Memorials

St Thomas' Mission Hall, Green Tye
St Thomas' Church Memorial, Perry Green
Much Hadham Village Memorial
St Andrew’s Church Memorial, Much Hadham
Stone Bench Plaque, Much Hadham
Congregational Church Memorial, Hadham Cross

Pre War

Born in 1888 in Green Tye, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire son of William and Emma Bird. In 1911 he was living in Green Tye and working as a nursery labourer.

Wartime Service

Formerly Private 40479 Bedfordshire Regiment he was killed in action on his 30th birthday. His parent placed the following tribute to him in the Herts and Essex newspaper in November 1918.

Additional Information

Brother of Lance Corporal Charles Bird who was killed on 29 Apr 1917 and is also commemorated on these memorials. SEE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SHEET

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, “Lest We Forget – Much Hadham 1914-18” by Richard Maddams Much Hadham Forge Museum