Bird, Samuel –

Son of Samuel and Eliza Bird, of 9, Brancker Street, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Previously enlisted as Private 13924, 12th Bn., Manchester Regiment. at Atherton 14/11/1914 and discharged as not likely to become an efficient soldier 19/12/1914. Subsequently re-enlisted. Formerly Lance Corporal 17107, 6th Bn., King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment; 164002, Machine Gun Corps.

Personal details

  • Surname: Bird
  • Forename: Samuel
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Abram, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: 36392
  • Regiment: Grenadier Guards
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 21/05/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6i

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