HIRD, James William Bainbridge J W B

Service:
Army
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
42132
Home Address:
Barnard Castle, 10 Queen Street
Family Details:

Son of William and Isabella Hird of 8 King Street and Husband of Elizabeth Hird of 20 Queen Street.

While stationed at Ripon it was reported that William's cousin had been the recipient of the French War distinction.

Teesdale Mercury-08/12/1915: Local and other notes: Related to recipient of French war distinction

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Cockfield
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Place of Burial:
Ten Tree Alley Cemetery
Notes:

 

At one time James had worked as a porter on the Railway.

He formerly served with the 520 Northumberland Fusiliers. While stationed at Ripon it was reported that

Teesdale Mercury-16/12/1914: War items: Congregational Roll of Honour

Teesdale Mercury 12.01.1916 - Page 5: Column 2

Serg J W Hird, from Barnard Castle, previous porter at Station, home on leave

Teesdale Mercury-14/03/1917: Roll of Honour Notice

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