The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal W Kirby


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Lance Corporal William KIRBY, G/2863, 8th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 17th June 1916, age 24.  

Born St Georges, Middlesex, enlisted Stratford, Essex. 

Son of the late William and Elizabeth Kirby, of Stratford, East  London. His brother Timothy also fell.

Buried at Dranoutre Military Cemetery, II. E. 6., Belgium.


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