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Keeping, A J



Dar es Salaam British & Indian Memorial, Tanzania

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Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 11 June 1917

Commemorated on Halkett Place Primary School Memorial

 


Leading Seaman Archibald John Keeping
Royal Navy. HMS "Severn"
16/05/1917


1914-15 Star


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 condolences.

His story

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record