Private Ernest Bird

Army Number: 28901

Battalion: 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Nottingham and lived at 107, Flewitt Street Nottingham. Brother of Edith Bird. He enlisted at Nottingham and was killed in action, 3rd September 1916, during the attack near Beaumont Hamel, France during the Battle of the Somme.

Buried : Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France. Row F. Grave 14.

Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France.
Private Ernest Bird grave

Private Ernest Bird is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Bartholomew’s Church Roll of Honour (Nottinghamshire Archives), Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.