In 1876 he served in HMS. For a short period before joining HMS. From which he was invalided having contracted dysentery.Having recovered John spent three years in HMS. The Harwich guardship during this period, before joining HMS. John spent short periods in a number of other ships before being discharged, time served, in 1895, having transferred to the Portsmouth Div in 1893. The 1901 Census records him as a Maltman living at 35 Mote Road, Maidstone with his wife Rosa. He was still a Maltman in 1911 living at 55 St Peters Road, Maidstone. The item "EGYPT MEDAL TO PTE JOHN BIRD ROYAL MARINES BORN STOWMARKET HMS JUMNA" is in sale since Sunday, November 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\19th Century (1800-1899)\Medals/ Ribbons". The seller is "mainlymedals" and is located in Newton Abbot.
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