Richard Kirkby

Richard Kirkby

Birth 1890 Death 30th Aug 1915 Private
Border Regiment

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor
Residence at Enlistment 42 Trumpet Road , Cleator
Residence (Roll of Honour) 42 Trumpet Road,Cleator
Residence 1911 Census 154 Ennerdale Road , Cleator Moor (with Aunt & Uncle)
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Grocer
Place of Work Cleator Moor Co-operative Society
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Son of John & Agnes Kirkby
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The 1914-15 Star
The 1914-15 Star
The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 6th
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 10913
Date of Enlistment August 1914
Place of Enlistment Cleator Moor
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 25
Date of Death 30th Aug 1915
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 6th Battalion
Rank at Death Private
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death
Field of Action at Death Dardenelles
Place of Death Gallipoli
Battle at Death Batlle of Suvla Bay
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial HELLES MEMORIAL
Grave Position Panel 120 to 126 or 222 and 223.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-richard/
Grave/Memorial Country
Private Memorial Primitive Methodists roll of honour/Cleator Moor Methodists church/St Marys Church Cleator


Notes Nephew of John Joseph and Georgina Cunningham ,with whom Richard Kirkby lived in the 1891,1901 ,1911 census
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