PHILIP WILLIAM KIMBERLEY BIRD 1886–1952
Born Redmile, 21st June 1886.
Baptised 1st August 1886 at St Peter’s Church, Redmile.
Married December 1915 to Francis E Twells, Basford district
Remarried 1928 to Hilda Baker née Musson who had a son William Baker born 1917
Died 24th December 1952, age 66, in Nottingham
Age 5 living above a grocer’s shop at Redmile. Father John J. a foreman carpenter and joiner, mother Frances a grocer and draper. Sister Sarah J. 8, Jessie M. Simpson 13, mother’s niece and Mary A. Simpson 32, father’s sister, a grocer and draper’s assistant.
Age 15. Family are still living in Redmile. Father is architect’s clerk of works, mother a grocer shopkeeper and Jessie M. Simpson a grocer’s assistant.
Family had moved to Radcliffe on Trent and were living at Grosvenor Villas, Bingham Rd. Philip working as a joiner. Sister Sarah, age 28, was working as a daily governess.
Rank: Acting Sergeant
Service Number: 1175
Military Unit: Royal Army Medical Corps
Theatre of War: Unknown
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Bingham Rd, Radcliffe on Trent
Living at 10 Noel Street, Nottingham at date of death. Survived by wife Hilda Kate Bird. Effects £2726.3s.5d.
From the 1939 Register
Address: Western Boulevard, Nottingham
Occupation: District sanitary inspector for Nottingham Corporation
Household: wife Hilda, born 22.9.1893, a volunteer casualty assistant and stepson William, a tobacco worker and member of St John’s Ambulance Brigade.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent