Capt. Harold Robson Ledger Keating MC , RGA

1884 May 31. Born Croydon

1890 Apr 27 Christened at Selhurst, Surrey, England

1891 census at 11 Cameron Rd, Croydon

1901 census in 32 Limes Rd, Croydon

1911 census at 67 Marchmont Road, Wallington

1914 Oct 4. Landed in France

1915 Jun 8 Commissioned sub-Lt RNVR

1915 Jun 18. Royal Marines . The undermentioned Temporary Sub-Lieutenants, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Royal. Naval Division, to be Temporary Second Lieutenants Harold Ledger Keating :

RN records available prior to RGA

1916 Sep 8. The tempy. commns of the undermentioned officers are terminated to admit of their appt. to commns. in the Army :

1916 Sep 9. RGA. The undermentioned temp. Lts., from R. Marines., to be temp. Lts. : H. L. Keating

1917 Aug 10. MC Gazetted. Lt. Harold Ledger Keating, E.G.A. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed the greatest skill and determination in mounting and fighting his gun in a forward position under very trying circumstances, being under heavy shell fire and constant barrage for a considerable time

1919 Jun 19. RGA The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to hold the appt. of Adjt.: — H. L. Keating, M.C.

1920 Dec 13. Joined ADRIC with service no 1223. Posted to E Coy.

1921 Feb 28 Permitted to resign

1926 Married in Brighton, Sussex to Gertrude I Darby Esworthy

1939 Register. He is living at 1 South Avenue , Brighton C.B., Sussex, with wife Gertrude. He is "Secretary (Invalid) "

1944 Sep 19. Died Brighton, Sussex, aged 60.

 

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