Gordon Wilson Haig Bird, Border Regt

1886 Feb 26. Born Surrey

1891 census at 24, Egerton Terrace, Chorlton Upon Medlock, Manchester

1901 census at 19, Elms Road, Heaton Norris (Lancashire)

1911 census at 70 Sheals Crescent Maidstone. He is a Police Constable

1912 Apr/Jun . Married Florence Henrietta Price at Maidstone, Kent

1914 Son Rodney Gordon Bird born

1914 Aug 19 Landed in France

1918 Jun 28 Commissioned to Bord. R.—Corpl. (actg. Sjt.) Gordon Bird, from Lrs

1921 Jan 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 1419 Posted to N Coy. Wife at 65 Castle St, Canterbury (same as on MIC).

1921 Jan 14. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Feb 12. Posted to Depot

1921 Feb 15 "Services dispensed with as unsuitable" This would appear to be as a result of the Trim Looting Affair on 9 Feb

1921 Feb 16. Joins ADRIC again ( as a result of Tudor's intervention) with service no 1716. Posted to O Coy

1921 Mar 8 Posted to P Coy

1921 Apr 22. Removed from Suspension. He was not Court Martialed

1921 May 14 Posted to R Coy

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 . Divorce Court File: 1304. Appellant: Gordon Wilson Haig Bird. Respondent: Florence Henrietta Bird. Co-respondent: Charles Langham. Type: Husband's petition for divorce.

1923 Electoral Roll at 23 Calthorphe St, St Pancras.

1929 Apr/Jun Married Gladys G Bowles in Birmingham

1939 Register. He is living at 12 Floyd Avenue , Manchester C.B., Lancashire, with wife Gladys. He is a Chief Accounts Clerk with a furniture company & a retired Cpt in Border Regt

He worked as a floor-walker in Paulden`s store, Manchester.

1959 Jan/Mar. Died Manchester

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