U.S. Marine Corps 1942–1945

Lawrence Kirby enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corps in 1942, after graduation from St. Mary’s High School in Brookline, MA. He trained as a reconnaissance scout and served in the Pacific Theater with the 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment, 3rd Marine Division in the battles of Bougainville, Guam and Iwo Jima.

View in catalog