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.