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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Leslie Charles Kirby -

Unknown person Name : Leslie Charles Kirby

Son of : Albert Edward Kirby and Beatrice Ellen Kirby, formerly Henry (née Cheek), of Newport, Isle of Wight.

Born : 1913, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Married : 17th Feb 1940, Patricia Squires Johnson, St John's Church, Newport, Isle of Wight.
  Electoral Roll information :

1921 -1938 : The family are at 14 Albert Street, Newport, Isle of Wight

  Service Details :

Petty Officer Stoker P/KX 81656 Leslie Charles Kirby, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Barham.

Casualty Details :

Died : 25 November 1941, aged 28.

Commemorated at : Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Isle of Wight Memorials :

Newport War Memorial - His name has been inscribed in error as L KEALEY
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

Jill Cooke has provided a biography and details of the loss of H.M.S. Barham in this PDF document :

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  Acknowledgments :

Jill Cooke for family information and photos. Leslie Kirby was her mother-in-law's first husband.
  Page status :
Page last updated : 29 January 2017 (added to website)


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