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.
Brother to HARRY CHARLES KEELEY.
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.
Herman, 16, a Stable Help – Groom.
Maud, 14, a Mother’s Help.
May Emma Keeley, 9, born Stradbroke.
Harry Charles Keeley, 6, born Ipswich.
William Arthur Keeley, 3, born Ipswich.
Edith Elaine Keeley, 2, born Ipswich.
Herbert is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial
Canadian Expeditionary Force, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion: