|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||May 18 1951|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Kirby was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private First Class Kirby was a member of the 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on May 18, 1951.