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John Morris Bird

In memory of:

Private John Morris Bird

November 6, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


2nd Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Mrs. Lydia E. Bird, of 59, Swinton St., Gray's Inn Rd., London, England.

Commemorated on Page 201 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. R. 11.


The cemetery is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the traffic lights. Here turn right onto the dual carriageway direction Poelkapelle/A19. Carry on for about 1km over the river and you will see a sign for New Irish Farm Cemetery. Turn left here to the crossroads and turn left again, the cemetery is approx 50 metres on the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • British Home Children Roll of Honour
  • Circumstances of death registers– Circumstances of Death
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Memorial– Inscription on the Menin Gate … Private John Morris Bird is also commemorated on the Menin Gate, Belgium ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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