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Person: KEEVIL, William  (1875-1917)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
William Henry KEEVIL
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
maker of lantern slides
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
7 November 1875
born at
5 April 1891
15
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/449.128.46
– occupation “Lantern Slide Maker”
31 March 1901
25
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/546.69.6
– occupation “Camera Finisher”
2 April 1911
35
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2399
– occupation “Magic Lantern Slide Manufacturer”
7 August 1917
41
died at
Notes

Featured in the BBC TV programme Who do you think you are? first broadcast 19 September 2012, as an ancestor of the actor Alex Kingston.

Died of wounds sustained on active service in WW1 (3rd Battle of Ypres, a.k.a. Passchendaele), serving in Royal Engineers.

Lucerna ID  6000464

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 August 2014

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