William Millar Bird

Name

William Millar Bird

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

20/07/1916
26

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
23500
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
9th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ
I. A. 7.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Baptist Church Memorial, Bushey
St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

William Millar Bird was born in 1889, the elder son of William and Jane Bird of 33 Capel Road, Oxhey.

Wartime Service

William joined the Bedford Regiment as a Private 26176 and transferred to 9th Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment as Private 23500 in 1915. He died of wounds received at the Somme on 20 July 1916.

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the son of William and Jane Hannah Bird, of 44, Villiers Rd., Watford. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild