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
Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe
Employment: Sanitary Inspector, Noot, Corporation
Household: father John, County Council, Clerk of Works, mother Frances, sister Sarah, piano teacher.
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.
Living at 10 Noel Street, Nottingham at date of death. Survived by wife Hilda Kate Bird. Effects £2726.3s.5d.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent