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Keirl, C.R., Pte., 1919

Photo: James Pasby

In Spennymoor (Tudhoe) Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave with a private headstone of 3040 Private Charles Robert Keirl serving with the Northern Cyclist Battalion, transferred to (455017) Labour Corps, who died 10/02/1919.

Son of Mrs. and the late Harry Keirl; husband of Ada Keirl, of 29, Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor. Born at Spennymoor.

The headstone reads:-

In loving memory of
Charles Robert
beloved husband of Ada Keirl
died Feb. 10th 1919
aged 27 years

His brother John William also died in WW1.

Charles Robert Keirl is remembered at Spennymoor on S131.02 and S131.11

The CWGC entry for Private Keirl

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk