SAS Keeble, John Watson (Jack)

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Keeble
  • FORENAME
John Watson (Jack)
  • UNIT
2 SAS
  • RANK
Sapper
  • NUMBER
14624570
  • DATE OF DEATH
15th April 1945
  • AGE
21
  • GRAVESITE
Putten General Cemetery, Netherlands Plot B Row 1 Grave 51
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Royal Engineers
born 27.10.1923 Fife
resided Yorkshire
son of Percy and Grace Keeble, Crail, Fife
brother Sergeant Walter Keeble, 178 Sqn RAF, KIA 22.03.1945
brother Ordinary Seaman Owen Mortimer Keeble, SS Almeda Star, KIA 17.01.1941
probably died Op.Amherst
 

DATE OF DEATH:

15-Apr-1945
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Hans Steenmetz

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John Watson (Jack) Keeble

In the book Barneveld 1939 - 1945 (ISBN 90-70150-41-7) from page 222 till page 234 is written how and where Sapper Keeble was deadly wounded by fire of the local resistance fighters . I will try to translate the pages and send you the story if you want to.

Capt (ret) RNLA
Hans Steenmetz
Hertog Willemlaan 9
5961 TK Horst aan de Maas
0031773986334
h.steenmetz@wxs.nl
 

tim4848

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John Watson (Jack) Keeble

You may want to update the additional information as he was killed during Operation Keystone not Op Amherst
 
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