Maurice A. Keeling, Gnr.
Personal information
Age 19
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Alfred and Julia J. Keeling, Preston, Lancashire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 14583984
Rank Gnr.
Function Gunner
Platoon / Troop / Flight F Troop
Company / Squadron 1st Airlanding Light Regiment
Unit / Group 3rd Battery
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Royal Regiment of Artillery
Death information
Died when 25-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot River Rhine evasion point
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Rhenen, General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 27-B-4
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Gunner Maurice Keeling was last seen during the night of the withdrawal on 25-26 September, whilest rescuing his CO who was hit in the water and was drowning. On the 6th of October the body of Gunner Keeling was recovered from the river Rhine at Rhenen. He was drowned. In 2003 his brother and sister visited his grave and handed over a memorial plaque to the caretakers of his grave as thank for the care over his grave for all these years. The plaque is now displayed in the Municipal Building of Rhenen.

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Maurice A. Keeling, Gnr.
Personal information
Age 19
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Alfred and Julia J. Keeling, Preston, Lancashire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 14583984
Rank Gnr.
Function Gunner
Platoon / Troop / Flight F Troop
Company / Squadron 1st Airlanding Light Regiment
Unit / Group 3rd Battery
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Royal Regiment of Artillery
Death information
Died when 25-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot River Rhine evasion point
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Rhenen, General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 27-B-4
Graves overview
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Gunner Maurice Keeling was last seen during the night of the withdrawal on 25-26 September, whilest rescuing his CO who was hit in the water and was drowning. On the 6th of October the body of Gunner Keeling was recovered from the river Rhine at Rhenen. He was drowned. In 2003 his brother and sister visited his grave and handed over a memorial plaque to the caretakers of his grave as thank for the care over his grave for all these years. The plaque is now displayed in the Municipal Building of Rhenen.

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