Kirby, James Etna

Regimental Number: 505723
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion

James was born in Dadesville, Missouri on May 26, 1880. He and his wife Anna were living in Grande Prairie at the time of his enlistment in July of 1916. A newspaper notice from February 27, 1917 indicates that James was unable to pay his debts; he did not return to Grande Prairie after the war. By 1922 James and Anna were living in Missouri. James died on April 10, 1939.