Photo of Eric J. Bird

Eric J. Bird

Private

6th Field Ambulance

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Unknown
  • Plaque: 1056

Additional Info

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Biography

Eric Bird was born at Alexandra. He was 19 years old, single and a telephonist in Ballarat when he enlisted on 15th March 1915. He joined the 6th Field Ambulance with Regimental No. 3251. He was killed at Gallipoli when a bomb exploded nearby. He was originally buried at Brown's Dip but was later re-interred at Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli.
Tree No. 1056

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour