Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Rifleman Robert Kirk 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

 Remembering today Rifleman Robert Kirk - 6103 - 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rifles - Killed in action 14th October 1918 in Belgium. 

Prior to the war Robert lived with his family in Davy's Street, Carrickfergus.  He was killed less than 1 month before the end of the Great War and is buried in Dadizeele New British Cemetery (Belgium) location - II. A. 2.

He and his family were all members of the St Nicholas Church of Ireland in the town and Robert is remembered on the Bell Tower memorial plaque there.

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