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Current record for: Lewis Reuben Keen
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Lewis Reuben Keen
Born in Highbury - Middlesex
Resident of Highbury- Middlesex
Died 16/09/1916
Age 22

Cause of Death Died of wounds

Cemetery or memorial Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, France
Grave or panel reference I. C. 37.

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Harriett Jane Smowton (formerly Keen), Mother
    38, Whistler St, Drayton Park, Highbury
Military Information Military Information

Rank Lance Corporal
Service Number 6277
Unit 1st Battalion
Regiment The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
Service Army
Enlisted in Kingsway - Middlesex
Memorial(s) Memorial(s) link(s)

Royal Northern Hospital Entranceway Arch