Ens Malcolm Wellington Bird

Photo added by Mike Weeks

Ens Malcolm Wellington Bird

  • Birth 1 Jun 1914 Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 5 Jun 1942
  • Burial Body lost at sea, Specifically: Only aircraft parts ever discovered.
  • Memorial ID 43542776

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.


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 25 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43542776
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens Malcolm Wellington Bird (1 Jun 1914–5 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43542776, ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) Body lost at sea, who reports a Only aircraft parts ever discovered..