The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private F A Kirby


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Private Frank Anning KIRBY, G/6452, 6th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death assumed on or after, 3rd July  1916, age 23. 

29th May 1893, born Welling, Kent, son of Tom (Thomas) and Elizabeth Kirby, of 2, High St., Welling, Kent.


1911 Census - Tom Kirby, head, age 53, married, bakers manager, worker, at home, born Chatham, Kent; Elizabeth Kirby, wife, age 52, married 27 years, 6 childen, all still alive, born Bishops Stortford, Essex; Elizabeth Annie Kirby, daughter, age 25, single, born Welling, Kent; Herbert Henry Kirby, son, age 23, single, bakers assistant, worker, at home, born Welling, Kent; Tom Joseph Kirby, son, age 21, single, boot repairer, out of work, born Welling, Kent; Margaret Kirby, daughter, age 19, single, born Welling, Kent; Frank Anning Kirby, son, age 17, single, butchers assistant, worker, born Welling, Kent; Gladys Kirby, daughter, age 7, school, born Welling, Kent.


Enlisted Bromley, Kent.  

14th December 1915, posted BEF.

Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No.2., XX. E. 4., France.


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