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BIRD, ROBERT THOMAS

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Lance corporal
5117094
21/09/1944
29
Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 1st Bn.
I. B. 9.
Grant him, o Lord eternal rest

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

Robert was born in april 1915, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, U.K. He got mortally wounded around the Wilhelmina Canal near Oirschot, the Netherlands. 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.

Robert was initially buried at Oerle.

Memorial in the Cleobury Mortimer church.