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Name: William KEENAN
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W Service No.:
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 19
Unit: D Company, 1st/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (Territorial Force).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 2 Meldon Terrace, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 24th April 1915
Place of Death: Belgium.
Battle/Campaign:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Crawcrook Primitive Methodist Centenary Church, Roll of Honour.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 3, 16th September 1916.
Family Details:
Son of Felix and Elizabeth Keenan, of 2 Meldon Terrace, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : William had originally been reported missing in action at the 2nd Battle of Ypres, Belgium.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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