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Cadets constructing a wooden palisade at the Royal Military College Sandhurst, 1905 (c)

Photograph compiled by Captain William Arthur Henry Bird, 23rd Sikh Pioneers.

Bird was born 6 November 1884 and was commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in 1904. He served with the 23rd Sikh Pioneers, rising to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He served in Aden and Somaliland in 1914-1915. He retired from the Army in 1933, and died in 1950, in Cuckfield, West Sussex.

From a group of photographs collected by Lieutenant-Colonel William Arthur Henry Bird, 23rd Sikh Pioneers, 1905-1915.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2001-02-22-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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