Malcolm Clair KEIGHTLEY

Male 1922 - 1945  (22 years)


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  • Name Malcolm Clair KEIGHTLEY 
    Born 17 Dec 1922  Unley, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Apr 1945  WW2,,,Burma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary: Malcolm Clair KEIGHTLEY.
      Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Keightley, of Mizpah avenue, Unley, have been notified that their youngest son, WO Malcolm C. Keightley, 22, is reported missing, believed to have lost his life while engaged in strafing and bombing a bridge in Burma on April 24. WO Keightley joined the RAAF in June, 1941, left for overseas in 1943. and arrived in India in March, 1944. He was educated at the Adelaide High School, and was on office staff of Angliss and Co. before enlisting.
      Two brothers, Maurice and Ray, are in the AIF serving abroad. His engagement to Miss Mary Norton, of Hyde Park, was recently announced.
      Transcribed from The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA:1931-1954), Saturday 5 May 1945, Page 11. Accessed in Trove 11 April 2020.
    Buried Burma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I41  Squire Family History
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2020 

    Father Herbert Clair KEIGHTLEY,   b. 20 Nov 1882, Quorn, SA, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1960, OG Road, Felixstow, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Amy Isabel CHAMBERS,   b. 17 Mar 1885, Liston St, Parkside, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1959, Magill Wards, Magill, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1916  Angelo Street, South Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S28] Marriage Civil Western Australia, 14 Jun 2012.
      Married 27 September 1916, by Presbyterian Rites, at Angelo Street, South Perth.
      Groom Herbert Clair KEIGHTLEY, age 34 years, bachelor, farmer, present residence South Perth, usual residence Mindebooka via Baandee, WA
      Groom's parents father Herbert KEIGHTLEY, commercial traveller, mother Helen Band Thomson.
      Bride Amy Isabel CHAMBERS 31 years, spinster, home duties, present residence South Perth, usual residence Ramage Street, Unley, South Australia.
      Bride's parents father Alfred Ocean CHAMBERS (deceased), relieving officer, mother Sarah Hannah STODART (deceased).
      Witnesses Nellie SMOKER and Edna M STOCKDALE.
      Officiating minister G Nisbet Dods.
      Registered 4 October 1916.