Able SeamanBIRD, JOHN

Service Number VR/98

Died 24/05/1916

Aged 50

H.M.C.S. "Shearwater."
Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve

Son of John and Margaret Donelan Bird, of Bilston, England; husband of Margaret Bird, of 229, 5th St. West, North Vancouver.


Location: British Columbia, Canada
Number of casualties: 588

Cemetery/memorial reference: Jones 44. 6. 14.

Cemetery details

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