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The Great War 1914 ~ 1918 | Ninetieth Anniversary

Profiles of the Fallen

Charles Edmund Keemle
Rank and Honours: Private
Unit(s): The 1st Battalion, 27th Regiment in Western Ontario Regiment
Next of Kin / Parents: Mrs. Samuel Keemle (mother)
  Samuel Keemle (father), Wardman Courts West, Washington, D.C., USA
  Sergeant Louis Keemle (brother)
Date of Birth: 14 August 1894 (DND records show 24 August 1888)
Enlisted: 7th August 1914, in Sarnia, Ontario
Date of Death (& Place): 15th June 1915 killed in action at the battle of Givenchy
Burial Information: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calaise, France
Further Personal Information: CHARLES EDMUND KEEMLE Aug. 14, 1894 - June 15, 1915
  Private, First Battalion
  Son of Samuel Keemle; b. Wilmington, Del.; ed. Washington, D.C. P.S., Erie, Pa., P.S., St. Michael's College; St. Michael's College 1911-1914; 27th Regt.
  In August he enlisted at Sarnia in the 1st Battalion, and became one of the scouts of that unit. He reached France in February 1915, and served through the battle of Ypres and the fighting of that May. The next month he was killed in action at Givenchy.
  Source: University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914-1918, University of Toronto Press 1921, Page 78
Details have been verified from the following sources:

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Veterans Affairs Canada

Commonwealth War Grave Commission