KEEN , Walter Henry Owen
(Service number 64909)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||14 August 1897||Place of Birth|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs E. J. KEEN (mother), Woodbury Road, Geraldine|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||33rd Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company|
|Date||31 December 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Glasgow, Scotland|
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Son of William & Elizabeth Jane (nee BECKLEY) KEEN. Educated at Orari Bridge, Woodbury & Temuka Schools. Married Ruth BURROWS in 1927. Died in 1983. Brothers Charles Richard John KEEN & William James Edwin KEEN also served in WWI.
Cenotaph Database [06 January 2014]; NZ BDM (DiA Historical Records) [06 January 2014]; School Admission Records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [06 January 2014]
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