The men

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T W Y

BIRD, ROBERT THOMAS

 

Rank:                              Lance Corporal

Service No:                   5117094

Date of Death:               21/09/1944

Age:                                29

Regiment/Service:       Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

                                       1st Bn.

Text on stone:                  Grant him, o Lord

                                       eternal rest

Grave Reference:        I. B. 9.

 

Additional Information:

Son of Joseph and Alice Bird, of Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire.

 

The father of Thomas, Joseph Bird, was killed during the first World War. He died on 12 January 1917, aged 35. He is buried at Couin British Cemetery in France.

 

He was initially buried at Oerle.

 

Memorial in the Cleobury Mortimer church.

Here rest 222 men, we will remember them.