We remember James Kirk

We remember James Kirk

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
sibling Jessie Kirk Source:8486195 1896
1897
birth Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:8549855 Source:8486200 27th January 1897
1901
location Wilmslow Road, Stockport. United Kingdom parents address Source:8486195 1901
1901
sibling Reginald Kirk Source:8486195 1901
1907
sibling Donald Source:8486200 1907
1911
location 530 Edge Lane, Droylsden, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:8486200 3rd April 1911
1911
employment Blouse Maker Apprentice Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8486200 April 1911
1915
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8549855 1915
1918
commission Source:8486205 26th June 1918
1918
service British Army Second Lieutenant Manchester Regiment Source:8486205 26th June 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8486028 4th November 1918
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8486209
service British Army Private 250806 Manchester Regiment Source:2604948
service British Army Private 3117 Manchester Regiment Source:2604948
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8486209
1918
death Killed in Action France Source:7199050 Source:8486189 4th November 1918
burial Ors Communal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Nord France Source:7199050

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Kirk,
Source 8548784
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
530 Edge Lane, Droylsden, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1911
Wilmslow Road, Stockport. United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3117 Manchester Regiment Private
British Army 250806 Manchester Regiment Private
British Army Manchester Regiment Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rachel mother
James Kirk father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jessie Kirk sister 1896
Reginald Kirk brother 1901
Donald brother 1907

Media

Communities

Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Trevor65535
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321

External Evidence

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Droylsden War Memorial Trevor65535
London Gazette Trevor65535
London Gazette Trevor65535
BBC Manchester Trevor65535
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
More Than A Name project - Stockport and surrounds Deborah102878

Multimedia

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Victoria Cross Trevor321
Headstone for Second Lieutenant James Kirk hazel128801

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