Son of James William Kirby Snr and Ethel Caroline Cummings. Alfred was in the military 1939 - 1943. Served in Gibraltar, under the Somerset Light Infantry. Married Kathleen Maud Ena Calver in 1947. Their son Graham passed away 3 days old. Alfred passed due to asbestos disease. Ashes were scattered on the Kirby Family Grave at Croydon Cemetery, England.