The Birds/Bibby brothers from Morley, Yorkshire

The Birds/Bibby brothers from Morley, Yorkshire

The courage and sacrifice a Yorkshire family endured during the First World War have been evoked by medals, letters, cuttings and photographs found dumped in a hedge in 2010 // John Birds married Hannah Mary Butt(e)rey and after her death, married a widow Margaret Alice Bibby nee Dowbiggin.

http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/exclusive-mystery-leeds-ww1-find-1-2247124

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  • Profile picture for John Richard Bibby

    Born 1891

    Died 1917

    Air Force (RAF/RFC)

    Royal Navy Flight Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service Torpedo School

  • Profile picture for John Albert Birds

    Born 1889

    Died 1978

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 440108

  • Profile picture for Frederick Arthur Birds

    Born 1899

    Died 1918

    British Army 99 Private Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army 165332 Gunner Royal Field Artillery "D" Battery

  • British Army 6830 Corporal King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

    British Army 203240 Corporal King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

  • Born 1872

    British Army Matron Army Nursing Service Reserve Edmonton Military Hospital

  • Profile picture for Samuel Buttrey Birds

    Born 1871

    Died 1960

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Captain

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Major