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Lieut. H. G. Bird, R.N. H.M.S. “Tenedos

Harold Godfrey Bird joined the Navy in December 1864 as a Naval Cadet, and was promoted Midshipman in April 1867, Sub-Lieutenant in January 1872, and Lieutenant in April 1876. He is shown on the medal roll as Lieutenant of Tenedos during the Zulu war of 1879. He is listed in the Navy List of October 1879, but is absent from the Navy List of January 1880. He appears to have died in 1883. See Lots 425 and 1055 for related family medals.
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Harold Godfrey Bird

5 Aug 1851 Born in Greater Wigbourough, Essex, son of Godfrey Bird

Dec 1864 Entered Navy as a Cadet

1866 Appointed to HMS Pallas (Corvette, Channel Squadron)

1 Apr 1867 Promoted to Midshipman

22 Jun 1869 Midshipman on HMS Ocean (Flag Ship, China)

15 Oct 1871 Sub-Lieutenant on HMS Dryad (Sloop, East Indies)

15 Jan 1872 Promoted to Sub-Lieutenant

21 Sept 1874 Sub-Lieutenant on HMS Newcastle (Frigate, Detached Squadron)

28 Apr 1876 Promoted to Lieutenant

25 Mar 1878 Lieutenant on HMS Tenedos (Corvette, Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa) During the Zulu war he was placed in charge, with two petty officers, of the wharf and depot at Durban. South Africa Medal, no clasp.

11 Dec 1880 Placed on the Retired List.

Apr 1881 He is listed as a ‘patient’ at Royal Naval Hospital, Yarmouth

Oct 1881 His medal for the Zulu War was sent to his brother, Captain F.V.G. Bird, RMLI. A notation on the medal roll shows Lieutenant Bird was ‘Insane’.

18 Mar 1883 Died, age 31, at Royal Naval Hospital, Yarmouth

Note: Captain Frederick Vincent Godfrey Bird, RMLI was part of the Marine Battalion sent to South Africa, arriving at Simon’s Bay in June
1879, too late to participate in the Zulu War.


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