Bird, Mr

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Bird, Mr. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 94708


(Most probably) Trooper Frank Bird. South Africa Service # 784 : 3rd Contingent, Rough Riders, New Zealand Mounted Rifles. Born 1880 - (most probably) at Westport, South Island. Son of Frank Bird - of Westport. Prior to attestation for South Africa war service Frank Bird was employed as a Tally Clerk - by the New Zealand Railways - at Westport. Attested for South Africa war service - 16 February 1900 - at Wellington. Aged 20 years. Served at South Africa (1901). Awarded Queen's Medal for war service at South Africa (1901). For the full military record of Trooper Frank Bird refer to Archway (New Zealand Archives).

- Jenifer Lemaire

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