FRANK DOUGLAS KEELEY

1918 Ipswich Chronicle

 

Born: 1897, Elmswell, Suffolk.

Died: 19th October 1917; age 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Woolwich, Kent.

 

Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: C/9365

King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Pioneers, 20th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

III.G.7.

Tyne Cot Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert & Barbara Ellen Keeley, of 34, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   30, Parade Road, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert Alfred Keeley, 41, a Bricklayer, born Wortham, Suffolk.

Barbara Ellen Keeley (nee Algar), 41, born Diss, Norfolk.

Rose Lilian Keeley, 16, a General Domestic Servant, born Wortham.

Florence Jubilee Keeley, 13, born Badwell Ash, Suffolk.

Charles Alfred Keeley, 11, born Badwell Ash.

Harry Harman keeley, 8, born Longham, Suffolk.

Arthur George Keeley, 6, born Walsham le Willows, Suffolk.

Alonzo Edwin Keeley, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   34, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 14 years old, a Boy in Coal Store – Retail Coalman. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 51, a Bricklayer.

Barbara, 51.

Arthur, 16, a General Worker & Cleaner in Hotel.

Alonzo, 11.

Dora Eileen Keeley, 9, born Ipswich.

Sydney Mackley Keeley, 5, born Ipswich.

Frank is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial

Frank’s nephew (son of his sister Florence Jubilee Keeley), Leonard Charles Daldry, born October 1908, Ipswich, became a Banker & Senator of Federal Legislature, Nigeria. On the 1st January 1916 Leonard was knighted for public service in the Federation of Nigeria. http://nigerianwiki.com/Leonard_Daldry

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