Keyes, Geoffrey

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Keyes, Geoffrey Gender: M
Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes
born on 18 May 1917 at 09:40 (= 09:40 AM )
Place Aberdour, Scotland, 56n03, 3w19
Timezone BST h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 26°49' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 23°06 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 02°03'

Geoffrey Keyes


British Army officer of the Second World War and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award that can be made to British and Commonwealth forces for gallantry in the face of the enemy. At the time he was the youngest acting lieutenant colonel in the British Army.

Keyes was the oldest son of Admiral of the Fleet Roger Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes, a British naval hero of the First World War and the first Director of Combined Operations during the Second World War.

He died on 18 November 1941 at age 24 in Beda Littoria, Libya.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth record from National Records of Scotland [1].


  • Traits : Personality : Courageous (Military hero)
  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 24)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Victoria Cross)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service