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Richard Goodlass Kirby

In memory of:

Gunner Richard Goodlass Kirby

September 26, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Field Artillery


3rd Bde.

Additional Information

Son of Richard Goodlass Kirby and Lizzie Mary Kirby, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 114 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. B. 10.


Warloy-Baillon is a village about 21 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 10 kilometres west of Albert. The WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the east side of the village and the EXTENSION is on the eastern side of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Richard Goodlass Kirby– Richard Goodlass Kirby, as a member of the Trinity Methodist Church in Toronto, was remembered in the roll of honour in the "Trinity War Book". This book  was published by the church in 1921.
  • Biography– Richard Goodlass Kirby's biography from the University Schools' 1916 edition of the Annals.
  • University School Tribute– Cover and tribute from the 1916 edition of the University Schools' "The Annals". This edition included Richard Goodlass Kirby's photo and biography on their roll of honour.  The roll of honour at the time of this publication included 12 men.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Commemorative Plaque– 1914-18 Memorial Plaque, The University Schools, University of Toronto, 371 
Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario.  Erected by the U.T.S. Hockey Club, 
  • Photo of Robert Kirby– Cpl. Robert W. Kirby was the brother of Gnr. Richard Goodlass Kirby.  Source:  Trinity War Book, Trinity Methodist Church, Toronto, 1921.
  • Gravemarker
  • Honour Roll– Canadian Field Artillery 1914-1918 Roll of Honour.  Original collection 
belonging to Fred Snider Hughes, 304493, a native of Toronto, Ontario.  
Hughes served as a Driver in the 33rd Battery, 9th Brigade, C.F.A.  After 
the war he was a member of the 33rd Battery Association. The names listed on 
this Honour Roll mainly include men who were at some time during the war 
connected to the 33rd or 34th Batteries.

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