KEELEY, Charles Wilfred
(Service number 78576)

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Date 7 February 1887 Place of Birth Canterbury (Ashburton?), NZ

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment College Street, Timaru
Occupation Builder
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs J. KEELEY (wife), College Street, Timaru
Religion Baptist
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 28 October 1974 Age 87 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Marsden Valley Cemetery, Nelson
Memorial Reference Block 18A, Plot 2
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Wilfred Keeley was the son of George and Ellen Keeley. Charles married Jessie Robertson on 13 november 1912 at Gore. Jessies predeceased Charled, dying in 1945 and buried at Ashbrton.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [19 March 2017]; Marsden Valley Cemetery burial record (Nelson City Council) [22 March 2017]

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