HERBERT DANIEL KEELEY

 

 

Born: 16th October 1883, Stradbroke, Suffolk.

Died: 29th September 1918; age 34 – Cambrai.

Residence: Palace Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Enlistment Details: Location: Sidney, British Columbia; Date: 11th September 1916; Age: 29; Occupation: Rancher; Religion: CofE; Next of Kin: Mrs H. Keeley, 29, Parade Road, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 2 ins, ruddy complexion, blue eyes, brown hair. Tattoos on both forearms.

Arrived in England – 27th February 1917.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 826953

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

A21.

Mill Switch British Cemetery,

Tilloy-Les-Cambrai,

France.

 

Brother to HARRY CHARLES KEELEY.

 

CENSUS

 

1891     Laxfield Road, Stradbroke, Suffolk.

 

Herbert was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Horace Keeley, 28, a Bricklayer, born Wortham, Suffolk.

Hannah Louisa Keeley ( Mayhew), 28, born Stradbroke, Suffolk.

Alice Mary Keeley, 8, born Stradbroke.

Herman Walter Keeley, 6, born Stradbroke.

Maud Florence Keeley, 4, born Stradbroke.

George Alfred Keeley, 2, born Stradbroke.

Wilfred Horace Keeley, 9 months, born Stradbroke.

 

1901   34, Parade Road, Ipswich.

 

Herbert was 17 years old, a Bricklayer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Horace, 38, a Bricklayer.

Hannah, 38.

Herman, 16, a Stable Help – Groom.

Maud, 14, a Mother’s Help.

Wilfred, 10.

May Emma Keeley, 9, born Stradbroke.

Harry Charles Keeley, 6, born Ipswich.

William Arthur Keeley, 3, born Ipswich.

Edith Elaine Keeley, 2, born Ipswich.

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Canadian Expeditionary Force, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion:

http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/boer/mountedriflesbregiment_e.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Battalion,_Canadian_Mounted_Rifles

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