We remember John Keegan

We remember John Keegan

Timeline

Timeline

1887
sibling Peter Keegan Source:9428186 1887
1890
sibling George Keegan Source:9428186 1890
1892
birth Rosewell, Midlothian United Kingdom Source:9428186 1892
1895
sibling Janet Keegan Source:9428186 1895
1911
dates Age 19 Source:9428186 April 1911
1911
employment Coal Miner Brusher Lothian Coal Company Rosewell, Midlothian United Kingdom Source:9428186 April 1911
1914
dates Age 22 Source:9372758 2nd September 1914
1914
enlistment Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:9372758 2nd September 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9372758 27th May 1915
1916
hospitalisation Multiple leg and arm wounds following shell explosion Hospital/Intitution Source:9372758 25th January 1916
service British Army Private GS/6073 Dragoons Source:2213675
1916
death Died of wounds Shell wound, left leg blown off in the field on 25 January 1916 France Source:9372758 28th January 1916
burial Bethune Town Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial France Source:9372758

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Keegan
Source 2213675
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
35 Carnethie Street, Rosewell United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army GS/6073 Dragoons Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Keegan mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Peter Keegan brother 1887
George Keegan brother 1890
Janet Keegan sister 1895
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-09-02 5'6"

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription James137766
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription James137766

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Census records James137766

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