Francis (Frank) Frederick Kirby

Francis (Frank) Frederick Kirby

Rank and Honours: Lieutenant
Unit(s): 1st Armoured Personnel Carrier Regiment of the 1st Canadian Army Troops

Canadian Army Medial Corp.

Next of Kin/Parents: Mary Catherine Kirby (Wife) Nee Howorth and Daughter Susan (Age 15 month)

Parents- Mr. Ambrose and Mrs. Kirby Glenmanor

Toronto, ON (See OBIT Toronto Star for Family)

Date of Birth: 1919
Enlisted: Jan. 1940 (See above/ TFSD. To Armoured Reg’t)
Date of Death (& Place): 19 Jan. 1945 (Probably in the Battle around Moyland Wood and Goch-Callarrd into the Hochwald area – perhaps even the “Seigfried Line” break through of Jan. 1945)
Burial Information: Nederweert War Cemetery, Netherlands

IV. C. 10

Further Personal Information See obituary Toronto Star 30 Jan. 1945. P. 24 for Family and education background

Roll of Honour:

War Memorial More/ Fisher Slype.

St. Michael’s College

War Memorial outside Chapel

St. Michael’s College School

Details have been verified from the following sources:
See Also: Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Commonwealth War Grave Commission