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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Lived at 107 Flewitt Street (see obituary)
03 Sep 1916
180338 - CWGC Website
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Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Ernest Bird enlisted at Nottingham, he served with the 17th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment and was killed in action, 3rd September 1916, during the attack near Beaumont Hamel, France during the Battle of the Somme. He is buried at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France. Row F. Grave 14.
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 28 September 1916: BIRD killed in action, September 3rd, Pte E Bird, Sherwood Foresters, of 107 Flewitt Street
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Ernest Bird - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle