KIRK, Edward

poppy-imageName: KIRK, Edward

Nationality: British

Rank: Private

Regiment / Service: 2nd Battalion. The Loyal Regiment (North Lancs)

Date of Death: 09/04/1945

Age: 21

Service No: 14762557

Cemetery: Florence War Cemetery, Girone, Italy

CWGC Certificate: Edward Kirk

Grave / Memorial Ref: IV.F.16

Address or Parish: Clitheroe

Additional info: Son of John William and Mary Jane (Nee Bartlett). Married 1915. St James, Clitheroe. Husband of Mary Ann Lee Sims. Married St James, Clitheroe. 1944. Lived 68 Moor Lane, Had a son (John) who he never saw. 1944. An address of 26 Park Street, Clitheroe also listed. Edward Kirk joined the Army a year prior to his death. Reported as having died in italy from his wounds. Previously employed at Bankfield Quarries. A brief article appeared in the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times dated Friday 20th April, 1945. Died After Year's Service. Mrs Kirk of 68 Moor Lane, has received the sad news this week that her husband, Private Kirk, has died of wounds whilst serving in Italy. The remaining information is already printed above.






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