Born: 1912, Ipswich.

Died: 30th May 1940; age: 28.

Residence: 32, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Guardsman; Service Number: 2612234.

Regiment: Grenadier Guards, 1st Battalion – Foot Guards.


Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. E.5.

Veurne Communal Cemetery Extension,




Father: Charles W. Keeley, born 1887, Brome, Suffolk.

Mother: Margaret Jacobs, born 1893, Sproughton, Suffolk.


Probate to Ivy Cobb (wife of Cecil Cobb), and Ivy Philbro – spinster.

Grenadier Guards,

1st Battalion:
03 September 1939: The Battalion was based at Pirbright, Surrey, and part of the 7th Brigade.
September 1939: It became part of the BEF serving in France & Belgium. They were attached to 3rd Infantry Division.
June 1940: Evacuated from Dunkirk and returned to the UK.

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