DERICK GEORGE KEEBLE

Derick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 1918, Ipswich.

Died: 14th February 1942; age: 23; killed in the fighting for Singapore/Malaya.

Residence: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 5826483.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Final resting place unknown.

 

Memorial Reference:

Column 23.

Singapore Memorial,

Kranji,

Singapore.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Frances Edna Keeble, of Wonersh, Surrey.

 

Father: George Keeble, born 1890, Letheringham, Suffolk – died April 1933, Ipswich.

Mother: Edith Mary Butcher, born December 1894, Aldringham, Suffolk.

 

In 1937, Deben, Suffolk, Derick married Frances Edna Read. They had 1 son.

 

Suffolk Regiment website

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