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  • This photo was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 30th November 1914, and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and facebook pages from Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
Person Details
Loughborough Leicestershire
He lived with his brother John at 9 Rutland Grove Sandiacre Derbyshire.
He was a brass finisher
20 Sep 1914
25
879327 - CWGC Website
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Lance Corporal
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Albert Keeling enlisted on 29th April 1904. He served with 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). He initially enlisted for 3 years service and seven years in the reserves but extended his service to 7 years on 19th January 1907. He was promoted to Lance Corporal on 19th February 1910. He served with the battalion in India between 15th February 1907 returning to England on 21st March 1911. He was then discharged from the Army having served his 7 year term. However, following the outbreak of war he was once again mobilised and joined the British Expeditionary Force on 8th September 1914 and within days was killed in action on the Aisne on 20th September 1914. He had served in the army for 10 years and 145 days. He has no known grave and his name is commemorated on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.
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  • This photo was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 30th November 1914, and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and facebook pages from Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Albert Keeling - This photo was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 30th November 1914, and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and facebook pages from Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.