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Unit Name

Name/Rank/Details

EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT

 

     Private Ernest Keep, Regiment number: 42118

 

 

 

 

ESSEX REGIMENT

 

     Private H. Keep, Regiment number: 37093

     Lance Corporal William Alexander Keep, Regiment number: 14219 born Middlesex

 

 

 

 

GRENADIER GUARDS

 

     Private Charlie Keep, Regiment number: 20347 Killed  1916

     Corporal Percy William Keep, Regiment number: 20346 killed 29 March 1918 buried at Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers, grave I. J. 25.

 

               

 

HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT

 

     Private Arthur E. Keep, Regiment number: 1407

     Private Arthur Edward Keep, Regiment number: 355944

     Sergeant Frank Keep, Regiment number: 1301

    Private Vivian Keep, Regiment number: 241770

     Second Lieutenant W. F. Keep, killed 7 June 1917 aged 35 buried at Bus House Cemetery grave A. 20.

     Private William J. Keep, Regiment number: 8805

HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY

 

    Private Walter Fisher Keep, Regiment number: 3515

 

 

 

 

INFANTRY BATTALION

 

     Private Wilfred Keep, Regiment number: 8/1345

 

 

 

 

KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS

 

     Rifleman Arthur E. Keep, Regiment number: R28586, killed 19 December 1916 buried Essex Farm Cemetery, grave II. Y. 11.           

     Private Frank Cecil Keep, Regiment number: C1420

     Private George Robert  Keep, Regiment number: 11341

     Private Harry T. Keep, Regiment number: 1308

     Rifleman Victor Harry Keep, Regiment number: 43923 killed 3 October 1918 aged 31 buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery grave XX. D. 16.                                   

LABOUR CORPS

 

     Corporal James T. Keep, Regiment number: 536000

     Private Sidney L. T. Keep, Regiment number: 199319

 

 

 

 

 

LANCERS

 

     Private Charles Keep, Regiment number: 8526

     Private Percy Keep, Regiment number: GS11441 Killed 1916

     Private William Keep, Regiment number: 17048

 

 

 

LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

 

     Private John Keep, Regiment number: 33053

 

 

 

 

LIVERPOOL REGIMENT

 

     Second Lieutenant Cecil Evelyn Keep

 

 

 

 

LONDON REGIMENT

 

     Private Albert Edward Keep, Regiment number: 2788, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), killed 1 July 1916 commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9 D and 16 B

     Rifleman Alfred James Keep, Regiment number: 2421 killed 14 January 1917 aged 23 buried at Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery grave 771.

    Private Arthur C. Keep, Regiment number: 453206

     Corporal Arthur Keep, Regiment number: 7132

    Corporal Arthur Keep, Regiment number: 703371

     Private Francis T. Keep, Regiment number: 305653

    Private Frank Arnold Ophie Keep, Regiment number: 536753

     Second Lieutenant John Drummond Keep, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)  killed 13 October 1918 buried at Chapel Corner Cemetery, Sauchy-Lestree grave F. 18.

    Acting Colour Sergeant John H. Keep, Regiment number: 653

     Private Joseph A Keep, Regiment number: 4410

    Private Joseph Albert Keep, Regiment number: 231725 London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) killed 26 October 1917 commemorated at The Tyne Cot Memorial, panel 148 to 150.

     Rifleman Leonard Keep, Regiment number: 8856 London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles) killed 10 September 1916 commemorated at The Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 13 C

     Private William George Keep, Regiment number: 2023 London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) killed 10 March 1915 Commemorated at The Le Touret Memorial Panel 44.

     Private William Henry Keep, Regiment number: 997

MACHINE GUN CORPS

 

 

    Lance Corporal Arthur Keep, Regiment number: 29170 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) killed 7 March 1917aged 21 buried at         grave O. VII. K. 1, ST. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

     Sergeant Harry J. Keep, Regiment number: 102405

    Private Sidney W. J. Keep, Regiment number:  153231 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed Monday, 8 December 1919. Aged 21. Son of Frederick and Minnie Keep of West Street, Comberton,  Cambridgeshire, He is commemorated at the War Memorial in St Mary's Church Comberton, and on the Baptist Memorial at the Baptists chapel. Buried at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Grave G.34.

     Sergeant W. Keep, Machine Gun Corps late East Kent Regiment, Regiment number: 3742

    Private William Robert Keep, Regiment number: 129247

 

MIDDLESEX REGIMENT

 

     Private Albert J. Keep, Regiment number: 3752

     Private Alfred Keep, Regiment number: L/10722

     Private AlfredVictor Keep, Regiment number: G/1220 born Middlesex

     Private Archie B. Keep, Regiment number: 293482

    Corporal Edward W. Keep, Regiment number: 5715

Private Frederick George Keep, Regiment number:  6240 Short Service 18 November 1914 27 March 1915 Discharged having made a false statement of age on enlistment. He gave his age as 19 when he was only17. Born28 July 1897 son of Frederick George Keep, See Royal Horse Artillery below. 

     Private George Henry Keep, Regiment number: G/10055, 13th Bn. Middlesex Regiment. Born in Wimbledon in 1898 and killed 28 September 1915, aged 19. Son of William and Rose Keep, of 227, Haydons Rd., Wimbledon. George enlisted in Kingston and joined a service battalion of the Middlesex Regiment. He was lost at Loos after being in France for just three weeks. He left a wife E. Keep (nee Green), and a three month old son. They lived at 80, Lavender Avenue, London Rd., Mitcham, Surrey.  He is commemorated at the War Memorial on the Lower Green, Mitcham, South London, and at the Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 99 to 101 - LOOS MEMORIAL. He had two brothers: Joseph see below, and Robert who was in the Royal Marines; see below.

     Lance Corporal Joseph G. Keep, Regiment number: 10893 elder brother of George Henry Keep, above. He was a regular who fought with the 4th Bn. Middlesex Regiment at Mons and survived the war. He was awarded a DCM, being gazetted on 10 March 1916.

     Private Leonard Keep, Regiment number: 3294

     Private Percy R. Keep, Regiment number: 3525

MILITARY FOOT POLICE

 

     Lance Corporal Jim Keep, Regiment number: P/12908

 

 

 

 

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT

 

     Private Charles G. Keep, Regiment number: 31082

     Private Frederick Keep, Regiment number: 16167 killed 1 July 1916 buried at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, grave V. S. 7.

v Lance Corporal George William Keep, Regiment number: 40212. Son of Mark and Louisa Keep born in 1888 baptised on 16 Jun 1891 in Desborough, Northamptonshire, brother Private Joseph Henry Keep, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, see below

     Second Lieutenant Herbert Stanley Keep

     Private William Keep, Regiment number: 13279 killed 9 May 1915 Commemorated on The Ploegsteert Memorial Panel 7       

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

     Private Frederick John Keep, Regiment number: 41206 killed 21 March 1918 buried at Bellicourt British Cemetery, grave Sp. Mem. B. 11.    

 

 

 

OXFORDSHIRE AND BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY

 

     Private Cecil Keep, Regiment number: 2020

     Corporal George P. Keep,Regiment number: 26693

     Private Harold Keep, Regiment number: 240043

     Private Walter Keep, Regiment number: 22109

     Private William Keep, Regiment number: 266269

 

RAILWAY COMPANY ROYAL ENGINEERS

 

    Sapper William H. Keep, Regiment number: 14685

 

 

 

 

RIFLE BRIGADE

     Private Benjamin Keep, Regiment number: 0/282

 

 

 

 

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

 

     Private Arthur Edward Keep,Regiment number: 121953

     Private Frank Keep, Regiment number: 5544

     Private George Keep, Regiment number: 31762

     Corporal Acting Sergeant Harry H. Keep, Regiment number: 54098

    Private Henry Keep, Regiment number: 41317

     Private Herbert F. Keep, Regiment number: 87434

    Private James G. Keep, Regiment number: 52366

     Private T. W. Keep, Regiment number: 1870

    Private Thomas William Keep, Regiment number: 534148

     Private William Samuel Keep, Regiment number: WE200