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Vincent Xavier Kirby

Portrait from the Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from the Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vincent Xavier AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ414640 AWMM
    • WWII 414640 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Monterey AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Vincent Kirby was the son of Alban Michael and Theresa Ellen Kirby of Mosgiel, Otago.

    He was a member of No.4 Solo Flight Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1941 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    15 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ollerton Cemetery, Nottinghamshire, England AWMM R. C. Portion. Grave 799 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2703625
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • I had my uncles diary (Vincent Kirby) who trained in Canada and was killed in England. I gave the d Public - Leona Anne - Other relative - 14 August 2016 - family memorabilia

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14 August 2016Leona AnneAuckland Other relative
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