Harry Cecil BIRD

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BIRD, Harry Cecil

Service Number: VX67105
Enlisted: 29 December 1941, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Australian Army Canteen Service
Born: Caulfield, Victoria, 20 April 1917
Home Town: Caulfield North, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Thailand, 20 July 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Plot 1, Row H, Grave 62
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

29 Dec 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX67105, Caulfield, Victoria
20 Jul 1943: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sergeant, SN VX67105, Australian Army Canteen Service, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Cecil George and Annie Lumley Bird of Caulfied; husband of  Marjorie Mabel Bird of Hampton, Victoria

Was a member of Sparrow Force

Died while Prisoner of War of the Japanese.