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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Sergeant Lionel Edgar Bird MM

25/2/1899
Born at Lubeck, VIC
8/2/1916
Enlisted in the AIF at Melbourne at age 25y 11m
8/7/1916
Embarked at Melbourne aboard the HMAT A31 Ajana
31/8/1916
Disembarked at Devonport, England
7/12/1916
Joined the 59th Battalion in France
4/1/1917
Promoted to Lance Corporal
15/6/1917
Promoted to Corporal
16/7/1917
Detached for duty with the Assistant Provost Marshal, 5th Australian Division
2/10/1917
Promoted to Sergeant
23/11/1917
Transferred to 5th Division, Traffic Control Detachment
18/8/1918
Recommended for Meritorious Service Medal
21/9/1918
Recommended for Military Medal
10/2/1919
Admitted to hospital - Influenza
18/7/1919
Embarked for Australia
1/9/1919
Returned to Australia
15/9/1919
Awarded the Military Medal
17/10/1919
Discharged from the AIF
21/5/1942
Enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps as a Private - Service Number V361368
3/4/1944
Disdharged from the Australian Army
1975
Died at Caufield, VIC at age 86

Last updated by lee, Mon, 03 May 2021 18:26:05