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George Kirk

Post by Bob_H » Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:12 am

George Victor Kirk

We have been informed by George's son Mike that George passed away peacefully after a very short period of illness.

We offer our sincere condolences.

RIP George
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Funeral details
A funeral service will be held at 10:45 am on Thursday 2nd May, at Howe Bridge crematorium, off Lovers' Lane, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0PZ, followed by a reception at the Leigh Rugby Union Football Club, Pound Ash Park, Hand Lane, Leigh, WN7 3NA.

Condolences may be sent to George's wife, Sue
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Re: George Kirk

Post by PINKY » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:18 pm

RIP George,
Fond memories of him in the early 80's in Hohne as our SNCO in charge of a canoeing expedition (holiday) B sqn in Denmark.
Also as Provo Sgt, he was very keen on fire drills us young lads called him Red a Dare Kirk.
He also came to Sooty Postle's wedding in Salford...…...the only SNCO to attend.
May you rest in peace.
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Post by john kerwin » Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:39 am

RIP George

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Post by SteveR » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:20 am

Sincere condolences, Rest in peace George.
It's better to burn out than to fade away...........

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Post by Bill Bentley » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:26 pm

George was for me an example of what a fine soldier should be. A former member of the Para Sqn, he encouraged me to also join them. I did and I consider any recognition that l myself received to be partly his. We were friends from our first meeting, I used to regularly go to his Pad in Herefprd. He also supported and encouraged me in my first business venture: Basha Enterprises and, when he was gardening, we often exchanged notes.

Sincere codolences to Sue and the rest of his family.

Rest in peace old friend, until we meet again in Valhalla!

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Post by 27 » Thu May 02, 2019 4:50 pm

Good turnout for George today.


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Post by FERDY » Thu May 02, 2019 8:24 pm

Returned from George Kirks Funeral, where the Regiment was very well represented. And, as what has become the ‘Norm’ we Clapped George’s Hawk draped casket on his final journey!
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Re: George Kirk

Post by Sam » Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:33 am

Rest In Peace Lad

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Re: George Kirk

Post by Bill Bentley » Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:50 am

Just looking back through some obituaries of old friends and noticed that I had not seen the entry (before Sam) the order of service at Georges funeral. His choice of music says it all 'Swing low sweet chariot', he used to do a brilliant version of this after a few drinks. Not something that you would perform in the church I must say, unless your church was the local Rugby Club, fond memories of a good man ...
Then, Sussex by the Sea and the Regimental Prayer, you can hardly get more loyal than that, fond memories of a fine HAWK ...

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Re: George Kirk

Post by PINKY » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:57 am

Anybody know what he got the regimental medal for?
and I'M NOT SURPRISED HE GOT ONE. LEGEND.
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