Bernard Reuben (Barney) Keeshig Image

Name

Bernard Reuben (Barney) Keeshig

Born

1892-07-28

From

Occupation

Fisherman

Religion

Roman Catholic

Death

1918-08-27

Where Died

Arras, France

Killed

Killed in Action

Cemetery

Monument







Service Record 1


Regimental Number

802492

Highest Rank

Lance Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-12-28

Link



Service Record 2


Regimental Number

802492

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-12-28

Link




Sources & Links

a) James, F. Treve and Thomas Johnston, eds. “Bruce in Khaki containing a History of the 160th Overseas Bruce Battalion and Complete Nominal Roll of all Men who were at any Time on the Strength of the Battalion.” Chesley: James and Johnston, 1934. Print
b) “Chippewas of Nawash – Salute to their Veterans”, The Sun Times, 10 November 2012 (BCM&CC Reference Boxes)
c) Love for liberty and for you is all that keeps our pluck. A letter to a Priest" on 18th Battalion CEF Blog
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


160th Battalion Enlistment Card
160th Battalion Enlistment Card
Canadian Echo, February 14, 1917
Canadian Echo, February 14, 1917
Canadian Echo, October 23, 1918
Canadian Echo, October 23, 1918
Canadian Echo Wiarton, September 25, 1918
Canadian Echo Wiarton, September 25, 1918