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Arthur Edward Kirby

In memory of:

Private Arthur Edward Kirby

September 14, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

142632

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 19, 1878

Son of Mary Kirby, of Northampton, England; husband of Emily C. Kirby, of Hamilton, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 2.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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