Keeley, Thomas James

[1889 - 1915]

War Service:
Private Thomas James KEELEY joined 6th Battalion The East Kent [Buffs] Regiment [Service Number G/412] at Woolwich. he was killed in Action 13 October 1915.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on Loos Memorial at Loos-en-Gohelle, Plot: Panel 15 to 19. For those who have no known grave, who fell in the area from the River Lys to the old southern boundary of the First Army, east and west of Grenay. He is also remembered locally on St Pauls, Deptford War Memorial.

Thomas James was born about 1889 in Deptford and was the son of John Thomas a dock worker and Mary Ann Wood [1859 - 1915]. Born In Greenwich, but lived in Deptford by the time he died in 1915. Three of his brothers [Charles William, George J, William Lester] also died during the First World War and left only a sister Harriet, sister Emily died before 1911].


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