|Birth: ||Jun. 1, 1914|
Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 1942|
Ensign M. W. Bird, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #7667 in 1941. Entered the service via the pre-war Aviation Cadet (AVCAD) program.
Was one of ten servicemen to perish when his PBY patrol plane, launched from NAS Pensacola, Fla., failed to return from a flight combined as a ASW and training mission over the Gulf of Mexico.
Ensign Bird was the son of Wellignton (1863 - ?) and Marion Park (McGill) Bird (1887 - 1979) as well as the older brother of Wallace.
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Only aircraft parts ever discovered.
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Oct 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43542776
Added: Jul. 9, 2010