Service Details
Name:
KIRK
Given Name:
PERCIVAL GORDON
Initials:
P G
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
Royal Flying Corps
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Unit:
55th Sqdn.
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Unit 2:
and 1st Bn. Cambridgeshire Regiment
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Date of Death:
1917-08-13
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Age:
24
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, pilot of DH4 #A7475. His observer was Lt G T Young-Fullelove. On 13/8/17, the Squadron had left it's base at 0642 to undertake a bombing mission on a rail junction at Deynze. On the return, they encountered enemy aircraft. The plane was seen to nose dive and that Young-Fullelove was seen to jump
Additional
Information:
Son of Charles S. and Rosa Kirk, of Matatiele, East Griqualand, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Pas de Calais
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Cemetery:
LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
IV. D. 25.

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