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Surnames containing "Kirby"

Name Boat Rank Number Hons Age
Kirby, Maurice Willard  Talisman (N78) Leading Stoker  P/KX 89474    24
Kirby, Norman Vincent  Regulus (N88) Leading Signalman  C/JX 13122    29
Kirby, Thomas Arthur  E24 Able Seaman  233418    26
Kirby, William Eric  Regulus (N88) Leading Telegraphist  P/JX 13360    27

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A Tribute To Submariners

I have often looked for an opportunity of paying tribute to our submariners.

There is no branch of His Majesty's Forces which in this war has suffered the same proportion of total loss as our submarine service.

It is the most dangerous of all services.

That is perhaps the reason why the First Lord tells me that the entry into it is keenly sought by Officers and Men.

I feel sure the House would wish to testify its gratitude and admiration to our Submariners for their Skill - Courage and Devotion which has proved of inestimable value to the sustenance of our country.

Winston Churchill

We Will Remember Them

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