Thursday, 4 June 2015

Barnsley Cemetery Arthur William Bird

Arthur Bird is remembered on his family's gravestone

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription
J 821
In Affectionate Remebrance of / Sarah Ellen / the beloved daughter of / Joseph and Louisa Bird / who died November 3rd 1881 / aged 2 years and 10 months. /  Also Corpl  Arthur William Bird / 2/5 West Yorks Regt / the beloved husband of / Jennie Bird / and son of the above / who was killed in action in France / July 20th 1918 aged 33 years./  Also the above named / Joseph Bird / who died July 8th 1923 aged 69 years / Also the above named / Louisa Bird / died June 13th 1941 / aged 88 years.

Lives of the First World War

He is also remembered on the Barnsley, St Peter's Church, Doncaster Road Memorial Plaque as W. A. Bird.

Arthur William Bird is buried in the Marfaux British cemetery in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

BWMP # BAR07/51