Enoch James KEEN

KEEN, Enoch James

Service Number: 377
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Leamington, Warwickshire, England, March 1894
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Shrubland Street Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France, 20 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Grave:I. L. 81. INSCRIPTION - IN MEMORY OF THE BELOVED SON OF MR. & MRS. KEEN LEAMINGTON SPA
Memorials: Aldgate War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Nov 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, 377, 31st Infantry Battalion
9 Nov 1915: Embarked Lance Corporal, 377, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
20 Jul 1916: Involvement Corporal, 377, 31st Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 31st Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 22 and the son of Enoch and Henrietta Keen, of 80, Tackbrook St., Leamington Spa, England.

31st (Queensland, Victoria) Battalion, Australian Infantry.

[Births Mar 1894   {Leamington} Keen Enoch James Warwick 6d 621]

 

He is remembered in his native villagee on the  Leamington Spa St John the Baptist memorial which is in the form of a screen inscribed with the names inside the church.

In Grateful Memory to those who gave their lives  from the Parish of St. John the Baptist Leamington Priors in The Great War 1914 - 1918

THEIR NAMES LIVETH EVERMORE

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