Bird, Simon Timothy (Leading Seaman)

Accession Number PR04715
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 4 cm; Wallet/s: 2
Object type Certificate, Book
Maker Royal Australian Navy
Place made At sea, Australia
Date made 1985-1995; 2005
Access Open
Conflict Period 1990-1999
Period 1980-1989
Iraq, 2003-2013
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Collection relating to 8211613 (S136000) Leading Seaman Simon Bird, HMA Ships Cerberus, Kattabul, Brisbane, Jervis Bay, Coonawarra, Cessnock, Moresby, and Anzac, 1985-2005.

Wallet 1 of 2 consists of a Royal Australian Navy Record of Training and Employment issued to Leading Seaman Bird. The record is made up mostly of certificates detailing the courses that Bird has completed, and the qualifications he has been awarded. Additionally, the record includes details of Bird's employment with the RAN, including his rank, roles, and the ships and establishments he was posted to.

Wallet 2 of 2 consists of a Marine Technical Task Book, including inserted documents, and a joke-souvenir card from HMAS Anzac, certifying Bird as an "'elbow leaner', having rounded the Cape of Good Hope under sail".