Leading Seaman Archibald John Keeping
Royal Navy. HMS "Severn"
Born at St Helier, Jersey. Son of Philip J & Ellen
Keeping of the Olde England Hotel, Cheapside, St Helier,
Jersey. Husband of M V Keeping of Essex.
Died, aged 32 years, in a German Hospital
in East Africa of wounds.
NEWS ITEM in Jersey
Evening Post of Monday 11 June 1917
Roll of Honour. Leading Seaman A J Keeping,
son of Mr P J Keeping of the Olde England Hotel, Cheapside
has died of wounds in a German hospital in East Africa.
This gallant seaman, who was in his 32nd year had seen
a good deal of active service and was present when the
German warship Konigsburg was destroyed. To his wife
and the other members of the family we offer our sincere
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record