Service: U.S. Army, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division
William Kirby was initially buried at Marzanello Nuovo Cemetery at Marzanello Nuovo, Italy and reburied at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Nettuno, Italy, Plot F, Row 8, Grave 42.

Born in 1920
Enlisted on September 16, 1940, in Knoxville, TN
Mother: Bessie M. Kirby
Siblings: Philip A. Kirby and Mary E. Kirby

  • Rank: Technician 4th Class
  • Date of death: 12 December 1943
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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