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James Kirby Is Honored, June 1969

James Kirby Is Honored,  June 1969 image
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Ann Arbor News, June 2, 1969
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Mrs. James E. Kirby (center) 1344 Marlboro Dr., wife of W01C James E. Kirby who was killed in action in Vietnam on Feb. 11, and his parents (left), Mr. and Mrs. Grover P. Kirby, 1236 Kensington, are presented honor awards posthumously to Kirby by Maj. William J. Morgan. Kirby, pilot of a plane that was shot down, was credited with minimizing the crash and thus saving the life of another man aboard. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism with First Oak Leaf Cluster, the Bronze Star Medal, the Air Medal with First through Fifth Oak Leaf Clusters and the Purple Heart. A photograph of Kirby, a graduate of Ann Arbor High School, hangs on the wall. He entered the Marines in 1958 and the army in 1964.

Pvt. James Kirby Home On Leave

Pvt. James Kirby Home On Leave image
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29
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April
Year
1959
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James E. Kirby Serving In Vietnam

James E. Kirby Serving In Vietnam image
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13
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December
Year
1968
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Airman Listed As Missing

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13
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February
Year
1969
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Funeral Rites Set Saturday For Airman

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20
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February
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1969
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Slain GI Is Honored

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2
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June
Year
1969
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Mr. & Mrs. Grover Kirby Visit The Grave Of Their Son, May 1970

Mr. & Mrs. Grover Kirby Visit The Grave Of Their Son, May 1970 image
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Ann Arbor News, May 30, 1970
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Mr. and Mrs. Grover Kirby Visit Son James' Grave To Place Flowers