Alfred William KEEN

KEEN, Alfred William

Service Numbers: 555, 555A
Enlisted: 25 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydenham, Kent, Englad, 1891
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Painter
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 20 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 555, 10th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 555, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 555, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
20 Sep 1917: Involvement Private, 555A, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 555A awm_unit: 10 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-09-20

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Biography contributed by St Peter's Woodlands Grammar School

Alfred William Keen was  born in Kent England and grew up in England. His first ever job was a painter and then after a while he moved to Port Adelaide and for the rest of his life he lived there. Once he went to war he was killed in action in Belgium on the 20th of September 1917. He died in World War One.