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Kirby, Colin George

Date of birth:
1923 (Devon, Great Britain)
Date of death:
February 2006 (Portsmouth/Hampshire, Great Britain)
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Colin G. Kirby was a Sapper with 549th Electrical and Mechanical Company, Royal Engineers, who also served in Singapore and Cyprus after the war. He was eventually promoted to Staff-Sergeant.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sapper (Combat Engineer)
1939-1945 Star
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sapper (Combat Engineer)
France and Germany Star
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sapper (Combat Engineer)
Defence Medal 1939-1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sapper (Combat Engineer)
War Medal 1939-1945
Awarded with "CYPRUS" clasp.
General Service Medal 1918-1962
Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct (Army)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Koen Hermsen
  • Photo: Personal collection Koen Hermsen
  • - Personal collection Koen Hermsen

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