Junior Infantry Philip Keetley

16 Mar 1972

Junior Para Philip Keetley died, aged 16 years, on 16 March 1972. Cause of death unknown.

Pegasus Journal July 1972.

Junior Parachute Company.

At boxing in the Army Individual Championships of our nine entries the following all became Junior Army Champions in their weights J/Inf McGill, Hardy, Wright, Keetley and Smythe. The tragic death of Philip Keetley in March was a loss to all. As well as being a very likeable and promising soldier, he had boxed for England Juniors four times and was a National Schoolboy Champion before joining.


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Chris Plenty said:
I was very sad to see this entry. Philp was a great boxer, he put me out a couple of times. when we were milling. 50 years ago,
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